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U.S.S. REEVES

(DE-156)


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DE-156 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1943-Keel Date: 7 FEB 1943
at Norfolk Navy Yard Portsmouth Virginia
APR1943-Launch Date: 22 APR 1943
JUN1943-Commissioned: 9 JUN 1943
AUG1945- Shellback Initiation - 5 AUG 1945 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL1946-Decommissioned: 30 JUL 1946

DE-156 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Thomas J. Reeves

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 23 knots

Range: 3 700 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold to Ecuador July 1961