U.S.S. EARL K. OLSEN

(DE-765)

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DE-765 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1943 - Keel Date: 9 MAR 1943
at Tampa Shipbuilding Company Tampa FL
FEB 1944 - Launch Date: 13 FEB 1944
APR 1944 - Commissioned: 10 APR 1944
FEB 1958 - Decommissioned: 25 FEB 1958

DE-765 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Earl Kenneth Olsen

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 scrap 15 October 1973