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DE-216 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1943-Keel Date: 22 FEB 1943
at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
MAY1943-Launch Date: 29 MAY 1943
SEP1943-Commissioned: 21 SEP 1943
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 21 JUN 1946

DE-216 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Robert Paul Francis Enright

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Draft: 9 feet 6 in

Range: 3 700 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Transferred to Ecuador 14 July 1967