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DE-355 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1944-Keel Date: 25 JAN 1944
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
MAR1944-Launch Date: 18 MAR 1944
JUL1944-Commissioned: 26 JUL 1944
SEP1946-Decommissioned: 30 SEP 1946

DE-355 General Specifications

Class: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort

Named for: Richard Alonzo Jaccard

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:4 October 1968