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U.S.S. BANGUST

(DE-739)

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DE-739 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1943 - Keel Date: 11 FEB 1943
at Western Pipe and Steel Company Los Angeles CA
JUN 1943 - Launch Date: 6 JUN 1943
OCT 1943 - Commissioned: 30 OCT 1943
NOV 1946 - Decommissioned: 17 NOV 1946

DE-739 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Joseph Bangust

Complement: 15 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1240 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Range: 10 800 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to Peru 21 February 1952