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DE-357 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1944-Keel Date: 15 FEB 1944
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
APR1944-Launch Date: 8 APR 1944
AUG1944-Commissioned: 11 AUG 1944
JAN1951-JAN1952Guantanamo Bay

DE-357 General Specifications

Class: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort

Named for: George Elliot Davis

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 2 January 1974