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U.S.S. WYFELLS

(DE-6)

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DE-6 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1942 Keel Date: 17 OCT 1942
at Boston Navy Yard
DEC 1942 Launch Date: 7 DEC 1942
APR 1943 Commissioned: 15 APR 1943
AUG 1945 Decommissioned: 28 AUG 1945

DE-6 General Specifications

Class: Evarts-class destroyer escort

Named for: Lawrence Edward Wyffels

Complement: 198 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1140 tons

Length: 289 feet 5 inches

Beam: 35 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 19 1/2 knots

Final Disposition: Transferred to Republic of China 28 August 1945