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U.S.S. DONALDSON

(DE-44)

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DE-44 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-44 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-44 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1943 - Keel Date: 12 JAN 1943
AUG 1943 - Launch Date: 1 AUG 1943
DEC 1943 - Commissioned: 1 DEC 1943
DEC 1945 - Decommissioned: 5 DEC 1945

DE-44 General Specifications

Named for: Lt. (jg) Trose Emmett Donaldson

Complement: 15 Officers and 183 Enlisted

Displacement: 1140 tons

Length: 289 feet 5 inches

Beam: 35 feet 2 inches

Draft: 11 feet

Range: 4 150 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sold for scrapping 2 July 1946