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U.S.S. LIDDLE

(DE-206)

GALLOPING GHOST OF THE
EAST COAST

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DE-206 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-206 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-206 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1943 - Keel Date: 8 JUN 1943
at Charleston Navy Yard N. Charleston SC
AUG 1943 - Launch Date: 9 AUG 1943
DEC 1943 - Commissioned: 6 DEC 1943
JUN 1946 - Decommissioned: 18 JUN 1946
JAN 1955 - DEC 1955 Cuban Missle Blockade

DE-206 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: William P. Liddle

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 25 June 1967