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DE-134 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1942-Keel Date: 14 JUL 1942
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
JAN1943-Launch Date: 12 JAN 1943
JUN1943-Commissioned: 25 JUN 1943
MAY1944-JUN1944Troops to New Guinea
MAY1946-Decommissioned: 17 MAY 1946

DE-134 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: John Pope

Complement: 8 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1253 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36.58 feet

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Range: 9 100 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold 22 August 1973 scrapped