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U.S.S. SELLSTROM

(DE-255)

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DE-255 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-255 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-255 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1943 - Keel Date: 16 MAR 1943
at Brown Shipbuilding Houston Texas
MAY 1943 - Launch Date: 12 MAY 1943
OCT 1943 - Commissioned: 12 OCT 1943

DE-255 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Edward Robert Sellstrom

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 scrap in April 1967