For US NAVY RATING SHIRTS - Click on your Rating Abbreviation below:
AB AC AD AE AG AK AM AO AQ AS AT AW AX AZ BM BT BU
CE CM CS CT DC DK DM DP DS DT EA EM EN EO ET EW
FC FT GM GS (53-61) GS (78-Now) HM HT IC IM IS IT JO LI LN LS
MA (48-67) MA (72-Now) ME ML MM MN MR MS MT MU NAVY NC ND OM OS OT
PC PH PM PN PR QM RD (WW2) RD (48-72) RM SD SF SH SK SM
SO ST SV SW TM UT WT YN NAVY DIVER
Click on your Rating abbreviation above:


U.S.S. MARSH

(DE-699)

READINESS IN RESERVE

Click to view crew list
 

DE-699 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-699 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-699 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1943 - Keel Date: 23 JUN 1943
at Defoe Shipbuilding Company Bay City MI
SEP 1943 - Launch Date: 25 SEP 1943
JAN 1944 - Commissioned: 12 JAN 1944
JAN 1945 - JAN 1946 Middle Pacific
SEP 1946 - JAN 1948 Dry Dock
JAN 1961 - SEP 1961 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1962 - Decommissioned: 1 AUG 1962

DE-699 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Benjamin R. Marsh

Complement: 186 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 24 knots

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 20 February 1974