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U.S.S. FESSENDEN

(DE-142)

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DE-142 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-142 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-142 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1943 - Keel Date: 4 JAN 1943
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
MAR 1943 - Launch Date: 9 MAR 1943
AUG 1943 - Commissioned: 25 AUG 1943
NOV 1957 - AUG 1958 DEW line patrol
JUN 1960 - Decommissioned: 30 JUN 1960

DE-142 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Reginald Aubrey Fessenden

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:Sunk as target off Pearl Harbor Hawaii 20 December 1967