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DE-137 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1942-Keel Date: 30 NOV 1942
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
JAN1943-Launch Date: 19 JAN 1943
JUL1943-Commissioned: 21 JUL 1943
MAY1947-Decommissioned: 2 MAY 1947

DE-137 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Herbert C. Jones

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:Sold 19 July 1973 scrapped