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DE-136 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1942-Keel Date: 9 NOV 1942
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
JAN1943-Launch Date: 24 JAN 1943
JUL1943-Commissioned: 14 JUL 1943

DE-136 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Frederick Curtice Davis

Complement: 8 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1253 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36.58 feet

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Range: 9 100 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sunk during the Battle of Iwo Jima on 21 February 1945