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U.S.S. FRANCIS M. ROBINSON

(DE-220)

ROCKIN ROBBY

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DE-220 Deployments - Major Events

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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
JAN 1944 - Commissioned: 15 JAN 1944
JUN 1960 - Decommissioned: 20 JUN 1960

DE-220 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Francis M. Robinson

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 12 July 1973