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DE-157 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1943-Keel Date: 7 FEB 1943
APR1943-Launch Date: 22 APR 1943
JUL1943-Commissioned: 1 JUL 1943
MAY1944-Decommissioned: 5 MAY 1944

DE-157 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Rear Admiral Augustus Fechteler

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 23 knots

Final Disposition: Sunk by enemy action 5 May 1944