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DE-339 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1943-Keel Date: 5 OCT 1943
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
NOV1943-Launch Date: 12 NOV 1943
MAR1944-Commissioned: 31 MAR 1944

DE-339 General Specifications

Class: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort

Named for: John Clarence Butler

Complement: 186 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1350 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 24 kn

Range: 6 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sunk as target 1971