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U.S.S. JOHNNIE HUTCHINS

(DE-360)

THE LITTLE SHIP THAT COULD ... DID

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DE-360 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-360 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-360 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1944 - Keel Date: 6 MAR 1944
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
MAY 1944 - Launch Date: 2 MAY 1944
JUN 1950 - Commissioned: 23 JUN 1950
JUN 1950 - DEC 1951 Cuban Missle Blockade
FEB 1954 - FEB 1954 Caribbean
OCT 1956 - OCT 1956 Senator John Kennedy to Lunenberg Nova Scotia
FEB 1958 - Decommissioned: 25 FEB 1958
OCT 1963 - JAN 1964 blockade

DE-360 General Specifications

Class: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort

Named for: Johnnie David Hutchins

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 5 February 1974