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U.S.S. SPANGENBERG

(DE-223)

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DE-223 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1943 - Keel Date: 5 APR 1943
at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
JUL 1943 - Launch Date: 3 JUL 1943
JAN 1944 - JAN 1946 North Atlantic
MAR 1944 - Commissioned: 15 MAR 1944
OCT 1947 - Decommissioned: 18 OCT 1947

DE-223 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Kenneth J. Spangenberg

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