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U.S.S. JOYCE

(DE-317)

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DE-317 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-317 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-317 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1941 - JAN 1956 Caribbean
MAR 1943 - Keel Date: 8 MAR 1943
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
APR 1943 - JAN 1946 North Atlantic
MAY 1943 - Launch Date: 26 MAY 1943
SEP 1943 - Commissioned: 30 SEP 1943
APR 1957 - AUG 1957 Middle Pacific
JUN 1960 - Decommissioned: 17 JUN 1960

DE-317 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Philip Michael Joyce

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 11 September 1973