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DE-640 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1944-Keel Date: 19 MAR 1944
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation San Francisco
APR1944-Commissioned: 11 APR 1944
APR1944-Launch Date: 2 APR 1944
APR1944-NOV1945USS Fieberling enters the Pacific war zone in 1944
MAR1948-Decommissioned: 13 MAR 1948

DE-640 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Langdon K. Fieberling

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 9 inches

Flank Speed: 24 knots

Range: 4 940 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 20 November 1972