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U.S.S. SIMS

(DE-154)

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DE-154 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-154 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-154 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1942 - Keel Date: 7 SEP 1942
at Norfolk Navy Yard Portsmouth Virginia
FEB 1943 - Launch Date: 6 FEB 1943
APR 1943 - Commissioned: 24 APR 1943
APR 1946 - Decommissioned: 24 APR 1946

DE-154 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: William Sims

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 23 knots

Range: 3 700 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 14 April 1961