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U.S.S. PETERSON

(DE-152)

PETE THE TRAMP

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DE-152 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-152 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-152 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1943 - Keel Date: 28 FEB 1943
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
MAY 1943 - Launch Date: 15 MAY 1943
SEP 1943 - Commissioned: 28 SEP 1943
FEB 1954 - FEB 1954 Caribbean
SEP 1959 - Shellback Initiation - 18 SEP 1959 - Pacific Ocean
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade

DE-152 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Oscar V. Peterson

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 scrap in 1974