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U.S.S. EDWIN A. HOWARD

(DE-346)

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DE-346 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1943 - Keel Date: 15 NOV 1943
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
JAN 1944 - Launch Date: 25 JAN 1944
MAY 1944 - Commissioned: 25 MAY 1944
SEP 1946 - Decommissioned: 25 SEP 1946
NOV 1946 - Shellback Initiation - 19 NOV 1946 - Pacific Ocean

DE-346 General Specifications

Class: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort

Named for: Corporal Edwin Alfred Howard

Complement: 14 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1350 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 24 knots

Range: 6 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrapping 12 September 1973