U.S.S. WILLIAM T. POWELL

(DE-213)

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DE-213 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1943 - Keel Date: 26 AUG 1943
at Charleston Navy Yard N. Charleston SC
NOV 1943 - Launch Date: 27 NOV 1943
MAR 1944 - Commissioned: 28 MAR 1944
NOV 1947 - NOV 1947 FORREST FIRES MT DESERT (BAR HARBOR) MAINE
JAN 1958 - Decommissioned: 17 JAN 1958

DE-213 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: William T. Powell

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 3 October 1966