U.S.S. BRIGHT

(DE-747)

THE LUCKY LADY

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DE-747 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1943 - Keel Date: 9 JUN 1943
at Western Pipe and Steel Company Los Angeles CA
SEP 1943 - Launch Date: 26 SEP 1943
JUN 1944 - Commissioned: 30 JUN 1944
APR 1946 - Decommissioned: 19 APR 1946

DE-747 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Lt.(jg.) Graham Paul Bright

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 France 11 November 1950