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USS GILLETTE

(DE-681)

The Rusty Blade

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DE-681 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1943 Keel Date: 24 AUG 1943
SEP 1943 Launch Date: 25 SEP 1943
OCT 1943 Commissioned: 27 OCT 1943
FEB 1947 Decommissioned: 3 FEB 1947

DE-681 General Specifications

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1740 tons

Length: 306 feet 0 inches

Beam: 36 feet 9 inches

Draft: 13 feet 6 in

Flank Speed: 24 knots

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 21 September 1975