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DE-189 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1943-Keel Date: 26 AUG 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Newark NJ
NOV1943-Launch Date: 14 NOV 1943
DEC1943-Commissioned: 13 DEC 1943
NOV1945-Decommissioned: 5 NOV 1945

DE-189 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Ben Richard Bronstein

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 to Uruguay 3 May 1952