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U.S.S. LEVY

(DE-162)

I WANDERED

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DE-162 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-162 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-162 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1942 - Keel Date: 19 OCT 1942
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Newark New J
MAR 1943 - Launch Date: 28 MAR 1943
MAY 1943 - Commissioned: 13 MAY 1943
AUG 1943 - Shellback Initiation - 9 AUG 1943 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1947 - Decommissioned: 4 APR 1947

DE-162 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Uriah P. Levy

Complement: 15 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1240 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Range: 10 800 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 17 July 1974