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U.S.S. RICHARD S. BULL

(DE-402)

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DE-402 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1943 - Keel Date: 18 AUG 1943
NOV 1943 - Launch Date: 16 NOV 1943
FEB 1944 - Commissioned: 26 FEB 1944
AUG 1944 - Shellback Initiation - 25 AUG 1944 - Pacific Ocean

DE-402 General Specifications

Class: John C. Butler-class destroyer escortWGT (geared

Complement: 14 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1350 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Draft: 13 feet 4 in

Range: 6 000 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Sunk as target off California 24 June 1969