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DE-139 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1942-Keel Date: 14 DEC 1942
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
FEB1943-Launch Date: 13 FEB 1943
AUG1943-Commissioned: 5 AUG 1943
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 14 JUN 1946

DE-139 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Norman von Heldreich Farquhar

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 21 March 1974 scrapped