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DE-144 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1943-Keel Date: 13 JAN 1943
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
MAR1943-Launch Date: 21 MAR 1943
AUG1943-Commissioned: 30 AUG 1943
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 18 JUN 1946

DE-144 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Holloway Halstead Frost

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 29 December 1966 scrapped