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DE-589 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1943-Keel Date: 21 DEC 1943
at Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Hingham MA
JAN1944-Launch Date: 26 JAN 1944
JUN1944-Commissioned: 26 JUN 1944
MAY1946-Decommissioned: 11 MAY 1946

DE-589 General Specifications

Class: Rudderow class destroyer escort

Named for: Carl Welby Tinsman

Complement: 186 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1450 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 24 knots

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap