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U.S.S. DONNELL

(DE-56)

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DE-56 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1942 - Keel Date: 27 NOV 1942
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation Hingham MA
MAR 1943 - Launch Date: 13 MAR 1943
JUN 1943 - Commissioned: 26 JUN 1943
JAN 1944 - DEC 1944 North Atlantic
OCT 1945 - Decommissioned: 23 OCT 1945

DE-56 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 scrapping 29 April 1946