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DE-170 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1943-Keel Date: 30 JAN 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Newark New J
JUN1943-Launch Date: 21 JUN 1943
SEP1943-Commissioned: 19 SEP 1943
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 14 JUN 1946

DE-170 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Ensign Robert Sinclair Booth

Complement: 15 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1240 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Range: 10 800 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to the Philippines 15 December 1967