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U.S.S. COOLBAUGH

(DE-217)

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DE-217 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-217 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-217 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1943 - Keel Date: 22 FEB 1943
at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
MAY 1943 - Launch Date: 29 MAY 1943
OCT 1943 - Commissioned: 15 OCT 1943
FEB 1960 - Decommissioned: 21 FEB 1960

DE-217 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Walter W. Coolbaugh

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 17 August 1973