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U.S.S. WILLIAM C. MILLER

(DE-259)

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DE-259 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-259 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-259 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1943 - Keel Date: 10 JAN 1943
FEB 1943 - Launch Date: 22 FEB 1943
JUL 1943 - Commissioned: 2 JUL 1943
DEC 1945 - Decommissioned: 17 DEC 1945

DE-259 General Specifications

Complement: 15 Officers and 183 Enlisted

Displacement: 1140 tons

Length: 289 feet 5 inches

Beam: 35 feet 2 inches

Draft: 11 feet

Flank Speed: 19 knots

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 10 April 1947