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DE-185 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1943-Keel Date: 29 JUL 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Newark NJ
OCT1943-Launch Date: 17 OCT 1943
NOV1943-Commissioned: 17 NOV 1943

DE-185 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Joseph Riddle

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 France 12 August 1950