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DE-353 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1944-Keel Date: 11 JAN 1944
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
MAR1944-Launch Date: 4 MAR 1944
MAR1944-AUG1945Middle Pacific
JUL1944-Commissioned: 13 JUL 1944
JAN1947-Decommissioned: 15 JAN 1947

DE-353 General Specifications

Class: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort

Named for: Doyle Clayton Barnes

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:Sold for scrapping 12 September 1973