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U.S.S. HOPPING

(DE-155)

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DE-155 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1942 - Keel Date: 15 DEC 1942
at Norfolk Navy Yard Portsmouth Virginia
MAR 1943 - Launch Date: 9 MAR 1943
MAY 1943 - Commissioned: 21 MAY 1943
MAY 1947 - Decommissioned: 5 MAY 1947

DE-155 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Hallsted L. Hopping

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 15 August 1966