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U.S.S. KEITH

(DE-241)

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DE-241 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1942 - Launch Date: 21 DEC 1942
JUL 1943 - Commissioned: 19 JUL 1943
NOV 1945 - DEC 1946 Commanding Officer; W.W. PATRICK LC. Comdr. ; FILE/SERVICE#209
SEP 1946 - Decommissioned: 20 SEP 1946

DE-241 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Ellis Judson Keith

Complement: 186 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1200 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 26 feet 7 inches

Flank Speed: 21 kn

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 1973