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DE-686 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1943-Launch Date: 23 DEC 1943
FEB1944-Commissioned: 4 FEB 1944
MAY1946-Decommissioned: 31 MAY 1946

DE-686 General Specifications

Class: Rudderow class destroyer escort

Named for: Eugene E. Elmore

Complement: 186 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1450 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 24 knots