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DE-209 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1943-Keel Date: 26 JUL 1943
at Charleston Navy Yard N. Charleston SC
OCT1943-Launch Date: 23 OCT 1943
FEB1944-Commissioned: 11 FEB 1944
JUL1946-Decommissioned: 1 JUL 1946

DE-209 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: William R. Lloyd

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 5 March 1968