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U.S.S. LEWIS

(DE-535)


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DE-535 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1943-Keel Date: 3 NOV 1943
at Boston Navy Yard
DEC1943-Launch Date: 7 DEC 1943
SEP1944-Commissioned: 5 SEP 1944
MAY1946-Decommissioned: 1 MAY 1946
MAR1952-MAR1952Recommisioned
JUN1954-Shellback Initiation - 14 JUN 1954 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1957-MAR1958West 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