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U.S.S. GROVES

(DE-543)

DIRIGO

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DE-543 General Specifications

Class: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort

Named for: Ensign Stephen W. Groves (1917-1942)

Complement: 14 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1350 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 24 knots

Range: 6 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Construction Cancelled