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DE-62 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1943-Keel Date: 6 FEB 1943
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation Hingham MA
MAY1943-Launch Date: 8 MAY 1943
AUG1943-Commissioned: 11 AUG 1943
JAN1947-Decommissioned: 15 JAN 1947

DE-62 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: George Washington Ingram

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:Transferred to the Republic of China 16 May 1967