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U.S.S. MARTIN H. RAY

(DE-338)

SEEK THE ENEMY AND DESTROY HIM

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DE-338 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-338 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-338 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1943 - Keel Date: 27 OCT 1943
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
DEC 1943 - Launch Date: 29 DEC 1943
FEB 1944 - Commissioned: 28 FEB 1944

DE-338 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Martin H. Ray

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 30 March 1967