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U.S.S. KEPHART

(DE-207)

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DE-207 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1943 - Launch Date: 6 SEP 1943
JAN 1944 - Commissioned: 7 JAN 1944
OCT 1944 - Shellback Initiation - 8 OCT 1944 - Pacific Ocean
JUN 1946 - Decommissioned: 21 JUN 1946

DE-207 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: William P. Kephart

Complement: 186 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 24 knots

Final Disposition: Transferred to South Korea 16 May 1967