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U.S.S. SAMUEL S. MILES

(DE-183)

SAD SACK

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DE-183 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1943 - Keel Date: 5 JUL 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Newark NJ
OCT 1943 - Launch Date: 3 OCT 1943
NOV 1943 - Commissioned: 4 NOV 1943
MAR 1946 - Decommissioned: 28 MAR 1946

DE-183 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Samuel Stockton Miles

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:Transferred to France 12 August 1950