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U.S.S. DAMON M. CUMMINGS

(DE-643)

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DE-643 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1943 - Keel Date: 17 OCT 1943
at Bethlehem Steel
APR 1944 - Launch Date: 18 APR 1944
JUN 1944 - Commissioned: 29 JUN 1944
FEB 1947 - Decommissioned: 3 FEB 1947

DE-643 General Specifications

Named for: Lieutenant Commander Damon M. Cummings (1910-1942)

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1740 tons

Length: 306 feet 0 inches

Beam: 36 feet 9 inches

Draft: 13 feet 6 in

Range: 4 940 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 18 May 1973