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DE-129 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1942-Keel Date: 2 JUL 1942
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
NOV1942-Launch Date: 1 NOV 1942
APR1943-Commissioned: 10 APR 1943
JAN1944-JUN1944North Atlantic
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 11 JUN 1946

DE-129 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Norman Edsall

Complement: 8 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1590 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 7 inches

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Range: 9 100 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap July 1969