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U.S.S. J.R.Y. BLAKELY

(DE-140)

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DE-140 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-140 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-140 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1942 - Keel Date: 16 DEC 1942
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
MAR 1943 - Launch Date: 7 MAR 1943
AUG 1943 - Commissioned: 16 AUG 1943
JUN 1946 - Decommissioned: 14 JUN 1946

DE-140 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: John Russell Young Blakely

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 for scrapping 22 August 1973