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U.S.S. DANIEL T. GRIFFIN

(DE-54)

DANNY T

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DE-54 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1942 - Keel Date: 7 SEP 1942
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation Hingham MA
FEB 1943 - Launch Date: 25 FEB 1943
JUN 1943 - Commissioned: 9 JUN 1943
MAY 1946 - Decommissioned: 30 MAY 1946

DE-54 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Daniel T. Griffin

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 23 knots

Range: 3 700 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to Chile 15 November 1966