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U.S.S. GARFIELD THOMAS

(DE-193)

THE WILLY G

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DE-193 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1943 - Keel Date: 23 SEP 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Newark NJ
DEC 1943 - Launch Date: 12 DEC 1943
JAN 1944 - Commissioned: 24 JAN 1944
JAN 1944 - JAN 1947 Middle Pacific
MAR 1947 - Decommissioned: 27 MAR 1947

DE-193 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: William Garfield Thomas

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:Unknown