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U.S.S. CHARLES LAWRENCE

(DE-53)

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DE-53 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1942 - Keel Date: 1 AUG 1942
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation Hingham MA
FEB 1943 - Launch Date: 16 FEB 1943
MAY 1943 - Commissioned: 31 MAY 1943
JUN 1946 - Decommissioned: 21 JUN 1946

DE-53 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Draft: 9 feet 6 in

Range: 3 700 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 17 November 1965