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U.S.S. VAMMEN

(DE-644)

PARATUS - PROTECERE - DESTRUERE

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DE-644 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1943 - Keel Date: 1 AUG 1943
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation Quincy MA
MAY 1944 - Launch Date: 21 MAY 1944
JUL 1944 - Commissioned: 27 JUL 1944
JUN 1960 - Decommissioned: 18 JUN 1960
FEB 1962 - JUL 1962 West Pac

DE-644 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Clarence E. Vammen

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 23 knots

Final Disposition: Sunk as a target 18 February 1971