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U.S.S. LEWIS

(DE-535)

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DE-535 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-535 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-535 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1943 - Keel Date: 3 NOV 1943
at Boston Navy Yard
DEC 1943 - Launch Date: 7 DEC 1943
SEP 1944 - Commissioned: 5 SEP 1944
MAY 1946 - Decommissioned: 1 MAY 1946
MAR 1952 - MAR 1952 Recommisioned
JUN 1954 - Shellback Initiation - 14 JUN 1954 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1957 - MAR 1958 West Pac-Viet Nam

DE-535 General Specifications

Class: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort

Named for: Victor Alan Lewis

Complement: 14 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1350 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 24 knots

Range: 6 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sunk as target in 1966