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DE-398 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1943-Keel Date: 31 AUG 1943
at Brown Shipbuilding Houston Texas
OCT1943-Launch Date: 29 OCT 1943
DEC1943-Commissioned: 24 DEC 1943
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 21 JUN 1946

DE-398 General Specifications

Class: Edsall-class destroyer escort

Named for: Dan Robertson Cockrill

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:Sunk as target off Florida 19 November 1974