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U.S.S. WILLIAMS

(DE-372)

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DE-372 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1944 - Keel Date: 5 JUN 1944
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
AUG 1944 - Launch Date: 22 AUG 1944
NOV 1944 - Commissioned: 11 NOV 1944
JUN 1946 - Decommissioned: 4 JUN 1946

DE-372 General Specifications

Class: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort

Named for: George Washington Williams

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:Sunk as target off California 29 June 1968