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U.S.S. CAMP

(DE-251)

TWO IF BY SEA

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DE-251 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-251 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-251 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1943 - Keel Date: 27 JAN 1943
at Brown Shipbuilding Houston Texas
APR 1943 - Launch Date: 16 APR 1943
SEP 1943 - Commissioned: 16 SEP 1943
MAY 1946 - Decommissioned: 1 MAY 1946
FEB 1962 - JUN 1962 Dry Dock
JUL 1962 - SEP 1962 Guantanamo Bay
AUG 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
SEP 1962 - DEC 1962 North Atlantic
JAN 1963 - AUG 1963 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1965 - JUN 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1966 - MAR 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1967 - AUG 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1969 - FEB 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1969 - JUN 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam

DE-251 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Jack Hill Camp

Complement: 8 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1253 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 6 inches

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Range: 9 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to South Vietnam 13 February 1971