U.S.S. MARSH

(DE-699)

READINESS IN RESERVE

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DE-699 Deployments - Major Events

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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 1953 - JAN 1954 furnishing electric power to korea
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