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APD-118 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1943-Keel Date: 1 DEC 1943
at Defoe Shipbuilding Company Bay City MI
FEB1944-Launch Date: 9 FEB 1944
MAY1945-Commissioned: 28 MAY 1945
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 18 JUN 1946

APD-118 General Specifications

Class: Rudderow class destroyer escort

Named for: Don O. Woods

Complement: 256 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1450 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 24 knots

Final Disposition: Transferred to Mexican Navy 12 December 1963