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DE-158 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1943-Keel Date: 16 MAR 1943
at Norfolk Navy Yard Portsmouth Virginia
APR1943-Launch Date: 24 APR 1943
JUL1943-Commissioned: 18 JUL 1943
JAN1946-Decommissioned: 15 JAN 1946

DE-158 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Jehu V. Chase

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 13 November 1946