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DE-742 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1943-Keel Date: 23 MAR 1943
at Western Pipe and Steel Company Los Angeles CA
JUL1943-Launch Date: 18 JUL 1943
FEB1944-Commissioned: 4 FEB 1944
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 19 JUN 1946

DE-742 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Ernest Lenard Hilbert

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:Sold for scrapping 15 October 1973