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DE-316 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1943-Keel Date: 9 MAR 1943
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
MAY1943-Launch Date: 22 MAY 1943
OCT1943-Commissioned: 12 OCT 1943
JUN1958-APR19601960 hit by hurricane disabled frd gun tub
JUN1960-Decommissioned: 30 JUN 1960

DE-316 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Harold Aloysius Harveson

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 California 10 October 1967