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U.S.S. MCGINTY

(DE-365)

THE MIGHTY MCGOOCH

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DE-365 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-365 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-365 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1944 - Keel Date: 3 MAY 1944
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
AUG 1944 - Launch Date: 5 AUG 1944
SEP 1944 - Commissioned: 25 SEP 1944
MAR 1951 - MAR 1951 Recommisioning
OCT 1951 - MAY 1952 CorRon 11 Squadron command ship to Korea
JAN 1954 - JAN 1957 West Pac
APR 1956 - JUL 1956 West Pac
MAY 1957 - AUG 1957 Operation Redwing - Atomic Bomb Tests
MAY 1957 - AUG 1957 Middle Pacific
AUG 1957 - Shellback Initiation - 7 AUG 1957 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1961 - JAN 1962 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1961 - JUL 1962 West Pac
FEB 1962 - JUL 1961 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1965 - Shellback Initiation - 7 NOV 1965 - Atlantic Ocean

DE-365 General Specifications

Class: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort

Named for: Franklin Alexander McGinty

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:Scrapped starting 1969