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U.S.S. WILLMARTH

(DE-638)

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DE-638 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1943 - Keel Date: 25 JUN 1943
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation San Francisco CA
NOV 1943 - Launch Date: 21 NOV 1943
MAR 1944 - Commissioned: 13 MAR 1944
APR 1946 - Decommissioned: 26 APR 1946

DE-638 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Ens. Kenneth Willmarth

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:Sold for scrap 1 July 1968