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U.S.S. WESSON

(DE-184)

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DE-184 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1943 - Keel Date: 29 JUL 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Newark NJ
OCT 1943 - Launch Date: 17 OCT 1943
NOV 1943 - JUN 1946 Commisioning
NOV 1943 - Commissioned: 11 NOV 1943
JAN 1944 - DEC 1944 Saipan, Guam, Tinian, Polau, Philippines
FEB 1944 - FEB 1944 Captured Japanese cutter off Roi
FEB 1945 - MAR 1945 Iwo Jima
APR 1945 - APR 1945 Battle for Okinawa/Kamikaze attack
APR 1945 - APR 1945 Battle for Okinawa/Kamikaze attack
JUL 1946 - Decommissioned: 25 JUL 1946
JAN 1951 - MAR 1951
JAN 1951 - MAR 1951
JAN 1951 - JAN 1972 Served Italian Navy as the Andromeda, then scrapped

DE-184 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: Transferred to Italy 10 January 1951