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DE-351 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1943-Keel Date: 22 DEC 1943
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
FEB1944-Launch Date: 19 FEB 1944
JUN1944-Commissioned: 30 JUN 1944

DE-351 General Specifications

Class: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort

Named for: Maurice Joseph Manuel

Complement: 14 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1350 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 24 knots

Range: 6 000 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sunk as target August 1966