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U.S.S. CHRISTOPHER

(DE-100)

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DE-100 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-100 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-100 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1942 - Keel Date: 7 DEC 1942
at Dravo Corporation Wilmington Delaware
JUN 1943 - Launch Date: 19 JUN 1943
OCT 1943 - Commissioned: 23 OCT 1943
DEC 1944 - Decommissioned: 19 DEC 1944

DE-100 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Harold Jensen Christopher

Complement: 15 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1240 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Range: 10 800 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to Brazil 19 December 1944