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U.S.S. FORMOE

(DE-509)

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DE-509 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1944 Keel Date: 3 JAN 1944
APR 1944 Launch Date: 2 APR 1944
OCT 1944 Commissioned: 5 OCT 1944
MAY 1946 Decommissioned: 27 MAY 1946

DE-509 General Specifications

Complement: 14 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1350 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Draft: 13 feet 4 in

Flank Speed: 24 knots

Final Disposition: Loaned to Portugal 7 February 1957