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USS STAFFORD

(DE-411)

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DE-411 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1943 Keel Date: 29 NOV 1943
at Brown Shipbuilding Houston Texas
JAN 1944 Launch Date: 11 JAN 1944
APR 1944 Commissioned: 19 APR 1944
JAN 1945 - JUL 1945 Middle Pacific
MAY 1946 Decommissioned: 16 MAY 1946

DE-411 General Specifications

Class: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort

Named for: Richard Y. Stafford

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 13 June 1973