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DE-205 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1943-Keel Date: 8 JUN 1943
at Charleston Navy Yard N. Charleston SC
AUG1943-Launch Date: 9 AUG 1943
NOV1943-Commissioned: 26 NOV 1943
FEB1946-Decommissioned: 18 FEB 1946

DE-205 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Laxton Gail Newman

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 23 knots

Range: 3 700 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 15 August 1966