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U.S.S. SWEARER

(DE-186)


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DE-186 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1943-Keel Date: 12 AUG 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Newark NJ
OCT1943-Launch Date: 31 OCT 1943
NOV1943-Commissioned: 23 NOV 1943
FEB1946-Decommissioned: 25 FEB 1946

DE-186 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Walter John Swearer

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 16 September 1950