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DE-240 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1942-Keel Date: 20 JUL 1942
at Brown Shipbuilding Houston Texas
DEC1942-Launch Date: 21 DEC 1942
JUL1943-Commissioned: 1 JUL 1943
JUN1947-Decommissioned: 30 JUN 1947

DE-240 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Fred Kenneth Moore

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:Sunk as target off Virginia 13 June 1975