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U.S.S. BRISTER

(DE-327)

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DE-327 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-327 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-327 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1943 - Keel Date: 14 JUN 1943
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
AUG 1943 - Launch Date: 24 AUG 1943
NOV 1943 - Commissioned: 30 NOV 1943
JUL 1956 - JUL 1956 Recommisioned
AUG 1957 - AUG 1957 Panama Canal
JAN 1960 - Shellback Initiation - 17 JAN 1960 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1961 - JAN 1961 equator crossing
JAN 1964 - Shellback Initiation - 17 JAN 1964 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1964 - JAN 1964 Special ops
JAN 1965 - JAN 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1965 - AUG 1965 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 24 MAY 1966 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN 1968 - MAY 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam

DE-327 General Specifications

Named for: Robert Earl Brister (missing in action)

Complement: 8 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1590 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 7 inches

Draft: 12 feet 3 in

Range: 9 100 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Uncertain