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DE-247 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1942-Keel Date: 7 DEC 1942
at Brown Shipbuilding Houston Texas
FEB1943-Launch Date: 21 FEB 1943
AUG1943-Commissioned: 7 AUG 1943
APR1945-JUN1945North Atlantic
APR1945-JUN1945North Atlantic
JUN1947-Decommissioned: 2 JUN 1947

DE-247 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Oscar F. Stanton

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:Scrapped or sunk as target