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DE-239 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
DEC1942-Launch Date: 3 DEC 1942
JUN1943-Commissioned: 16 JUN 1943
FEB1953-MAY1956North Atlantic

DE-239 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Albert D. Sturtevant

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:Sold for scrapping 20 September 1973