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DE-168 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1943-Keel Date: 7 JAN 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Newark New J
MAY1943-Launch Date: 27 MAY 1943
JUL1943-Commissioned: 26 JUL 1943
MAY1947-Decommissioned: 16 MAY 1947

DE-168 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Eugene Earle Amick

Displacement: 1240 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Draft: 11 feet 8 in

Final Disposition: Transferred to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) 14 June 1955