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U.S.S. RUDDEROW

(DE-224)

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DE-224 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-224 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-224 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1943 - Keel Date: 15 JUL 1943
at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
OCT 1943 - Launch Date: 14 OCT 1943
MAY 1944 - Commissioned: 14 MAY 1944
JAN 1947 - Decommissioned: 15 JAN 1947

DE-224 General Specifications

Class: Rudderow class destroyer escort

Named for: Thomas Wright Rudderow

Complement: 221 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1450 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 24 knots

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap October 1970