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DE-391 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1943-Keel Date: 28 MAY 1943
at Brown Shipbuilding Houston Texas
AUG1943-Launch Date: 17 AUG 1943
NOV1943-Commissioned: 22 NOV 1943
JUN1960-Decommissioned: 20 JUN 1960

DE-391 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Russell Franklyn Chambers

Complement: 8 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1253 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36.58 feet

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Range: 9 100 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrapping 24 September 1975