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APD-117 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1943-Keel Date: 8 NOV 1943
at Dravo Corporation Neville Island Pittsburgh PA
FEB1944-Launch Date: 5 FEB 1944
APR1945-Commissioned: 25 APR 1945
JUL1946-Decommissioned: 10 JUL 1946

APD-117 General Specifications

Class: Rudderow class destroyer escort

Named for: Joseph M. Auman

Complement: 204 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2130 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 23 knots

Final Disposition: Sold to Mexican Navy 12 December 1963