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U.S.S. MCCONNELL

(DE-163)

CRASH MCCONNELL

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DE-163 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-163 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-163 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: 28 MAY 1943
DEC 1943 - Shellback Initiation - 12 DEC 1943 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1944 - Shellback Initiation - 8 NOV 1944 - Pacific Ocean
JUN 1946 - Decommissioned: 29 JUN 1946

DE-163 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Complement: 15 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1240 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Draft: 11 feet 8 in

Range: 10 800 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 21 March 1974