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U.S.S. REEVES

(DE-156)

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DE-156 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1943 - Keel Date: 7 FEB 1943
at Norfolk Navy Yard Portsmouth Virginia
APR 1943 - Launch Date: 22 APR 1943
JUN 1943 - Commissioned: 9 JUN 1943
JUL 1946 - Decommissioned: 30 JUL 1946

DE-156 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Thomas J. Reeves

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 to Ecuador July 1961