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DE-238 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1942-Keel Date: 15 JUL 1942
at Brown Shipbuilding Houston Texas
NOV1942-Launch Date: 22 NOV 1942
MAY1943-Commissioned: 31 MAY 1943
JUN1968-JUN1968Guantanamo Bay

DE-238 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Charles Stewart (1778–1869)

Complement: 8 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1253 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36.58 feet

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Range: 9 100 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Donated as a museum ship to Galveston Texas on 25 June 19