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U.S.S. SWASEY

(DE-248)

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DE-248 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-248 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-248 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1942 - Keel Date: 30 DEC 1942
at Brown Shipbuilding Houston Texas
MAR 1943 - Launch Date: 18 MAR 1943
AUG 1943 - Commissioned: 31 AUG 1943
MAR 1946 - Decommissioned: 15 MAR 1946

DE-248 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Charles Swasey

Complement: 8 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1253 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36.58 feet

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Range: 9 100 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrapping 30 January 1974