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DE-319 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1943-Keel Date: 24 MAR 1943
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
JUN1943-Launch Date: 12 JUN 1943
OCT1943-Commissioned: 18 OCT 1943

DE-319 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Robert Lawrence Leopold

Complement: 8 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1253 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36.58 feet

Flank Speed: 21 kn

Range: 9 700 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sunk by enemy action on 10 March 1944