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U.S.S. SLATER

(DE-766)

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DE-766 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
DEC 1943 - Commissioned: 19 DEC 1943
MAY 1944 - Launch Date: 1 MAY 1944
SEP 1947 - Decommissioned: 26 SEP 1947

DE-766 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Frank O. Slater

Complement: 15 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1240 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Range: 10 800 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to Greece 1 March 1951