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DE-576 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1943-Keel Date: 4 NOV 1943
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation Hingham MA
DEC1943-Launch Date: 28 DEC 1943
FEB1944-Commissioned: 16 FEB 1944
JUL1946-Decommissioned: 12 JUL 1946

DE-576 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Woodrow Wilson Barr

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:Sunk as a target off Puerto Rico 23 March 1963