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DE-405 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1943-Keel Date: 15 SEP 1943
at Brown Shipbuilding Houston Texas
DEC1943-Launch Date: 4 DEC 1943
MAR1944-Commissioned: 20 MAR 1944
MAY1946-Decommissioned: 31 MAY 1946

DE-405 General Specifications

Class: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort

Named for: Otis Lee Dennis

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