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DE-160 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR1943-Keel Date: 23 APR 1943
at Norfolk Navy Yard Portsmouth Virginia
JUL1943-Launch Date: 4 JUL 1943
SEP1943-Commissioned: 12 SEP 1943
FEB1947-Decommissioned: 21 FEB 1947

DE-160 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Jackson Keith Loy

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