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U.S.S. DECKER

(DE-47)

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DE-47 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1942 Keel Date: 1 APR 1942
at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
JUL 1942 Launch Date: 24 JUL 1942
MAY 1943 Commissioned: 3 MAY 1943
AUG 1945 Decommissioned: 28 AUG 1945

DE-47 General Specifications

Class: Evarts class destroyer escort

Named for: Ernest Elden Decker

Complement: 15 Officers and 183 Enlisted

Displacement: 1140 tons

Length: 283 feet 6 inches

Beam: 35 feet 2 inches

Flank Speed: 19 knots

Range: 4 150 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to Republic of China 28 August 1945