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U.S.S. BATES

(DE-68)

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DE-68 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1943 - Launch Date: 6 JUN 1943
SEP 1943 - Commissioned: 13 SEP 1943

DE-68 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Draft: 9 feet 6 in

Final Disposition: Sunk by enemy action off Okinawa 25 May 1945