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U.S.S. THADDEUS PARKER

(DE-369)

TROUBLE

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DE-369 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1944 Keel Date: 23 MAY 1944
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
AUG 1944 Launch Date: 26 AUG 1944
OCT 1944 Commissioned: 25 OCT 1944
MAY 1946 - MAY 1946 Decommissioned at San Diego Calif
SEP 1951 - SEP 1951 Recommissioned at San Diego Ca 21 September 1951
FEB 1952 - FEB 1952 Homeport assignment changed to Newport Ri. 14 February 1952
NOV 1957 - NOV 1957 Assigned to NRT 3rd Naval District at Bayonne Nj. 11-02-57
MAY 1961 - SEP 1961 Cuban Missle Blockade
SEP 1961 - SEP 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
JAN 1962 - OCT 1963 Cuban Missle Blockade
APR 1966 - APR 1966 Caribbean
FEB 1967 - FEB 1967 Dead in the water twice towed to Mayport Fl.
SEP 1967 - SEP 1967 Decommissioned 1 September 1967
SEP 1967 - SEP 1967 Stricken from the NVR 1 September 1967
JUL 1968 - JUL 1968 Sold for scrap Peck Iron & Metal Co. Portsmouth Va. 7-9-1968

DE-369 General Specifications

Class: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort

Named for: Thaddeus Parker

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 9 July 1968