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U.S.S. LESLIE L.B. KNOX

(DE-580)

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DE-580 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1943 - Keel Date: 7 NOV 1943
at Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Hingham MA
JAN 1944 - Launch Date: 8 JAN 1944
MAR 1944 - Commissioned: 22 MAR 1944
JUN 1946 - Decommissioned: 15 JUN 1946

DE-580 General Specifications

Class: Rudderow class destroyer escort

Named for: Leslie L. B. Knox

Complement: 186 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1450 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 24 knots

Final Disposition: Unknown