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DE-51 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1942-Keel Date: 29 JUN 1942
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation Hingham MA
JAN1943-Launch Date: 9 JAN 1943
APR1943-Commissioned: 30 APR 1943
JUL1946-Decommissioned: 3 JUL 1946

DE-51 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Complement: 186 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Draft: 13 feet 6 in

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap July 1969