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DE-172 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1943-Keel Date: 22 FEB 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Newark New J
JUL1943-Launch Date: 23 JUL 1943
AUG1943-Commissioned: 21 AUG 1943
NOV1943-MAY1945North Atlantic Convoy Escort Duty
JUN1945-DEC1945Pacific Escort Duty
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 25 JUN 1946

DE-172 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Bunyan Randolph Cooner

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:Sold for scrap 1 November 1973