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DE-392 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1943-Keel Date: 1 JUL 1943
at Brown Shipbuilding Houston Texas
AUG1943-Launch Date: 29 AUG 1943
NOV1943-Commissioned: 27 NOV 1943
MAY1946-Decommissioned: 1 MAY 1946

DE-392 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Howard Deel Merrill

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 30 September 1974