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DE-178 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1943-Keel Date: 17 MAY 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Newark NJ
SEP1943-Launch Date: 5 SEP 1943
OCT1943-Commissioned: 6 OCT 1943
JAN1944-MAR1945West Pac
AUG1944-Decommissioned: 1 AUG 1944

DE-178 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: William Ralph Herzog

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:Leased to Brazil 1 August 1944Transferred to Brazil 30 June 1953