UNDERWAY! 2019 Wall Calendar AVAILABLE - CLICK HERE
AB AC AD AE AG AK AM AO AS AT AW AZ BM BT BU
CE CM CS CT DC DK DM DP DS DT EA EM EN EO ET
FC FT GM GS (53-61) GS (78-Now) HM HT IC IM IT JO LI
MA (48-67) MA (72-Now) ME ML MM MN MR MS MT MU NAVY NC ND OM OS
PC PH PM PN PR QM RD (WW2) RD (48-72) RM SD SF SH SK SM
SO ST SV SW TM UT WT YN NAVY DIVER
Click on your Rating abbreviation above:


U.S.S. MCANN

(DE-179)

Click Here

Click to view crew list
 

DE-179 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-179 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-179 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1943 - Keel Date: 17 MAY 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Newark NJ
SEP 1943 - Launch Date: 5 SEP 1943
OCT 1943 - Commissioned: 11 OCT 1943
AUG 1944 - Decommissioned: 15 AUG 1944

DE-179 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Donald Roy McAnn

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 15 August 1944Transferred to Brazil 30 June 1953