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DE-575 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1943-Keel Date: 5 NOV 1943
at Bethlehem Steel Company Quincy MA
DEC1943-Launch Date: 21 DEC 1943
FEB1944-Commissioned: 12 FEB 1944
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 24 JUN 1946

DE-575 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Edward H. Ahrens

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 23 knots

Range: 3 700 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 20 January 1967