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U.S.S. RICHARD M. ROWELL

(DE-403)

ROWDY DICK

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DE-403 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-403 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-403 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1943 - Keel Date: 18 AUG 1943
AUG 1943 - Shellback Initiation - 14 AUG 1943 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1943 - Launch Date: 17 NOV 1943
MAR 1944 - Commissioned: 9 MAR 1944
JUL 1946 - Decommissioned: 2 JUL 1946

DE-403 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: Sold for scrapping June 1969