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U.S.S. EICHENBERGER

(DE-202)

FIGHTIN IKE

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DE-202 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1943 - Keel Date: 15 APR 1943
at Charleston Navy Yard
JUL 1943 - Launch Date: 22 JUL 1943
NOV 1943 - Commissioned: 17 NOV 1943
MAY 1946 - Decommissioned: 16 MAY 1946

DE-202 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Charles Emil Eichenberger Jr.

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 23 knots

Range: 3 700 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 1 November 1973