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DE-700 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1943-Launch Date: 14 OCT 1943
FEB1944-Commissioned: 1 FEB 1944
MAR1948-MAY1948Operation Sandstone-Atomic weapons testing at Eniwetok Atoll
APR1952-SEP1952West Pac - Korea
APR1953-DEC1953West Pac
APR1960-Decommissioned: 4 APR 1960

DE-700 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Complement: 15 Officers and 210 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Draft: 9.5 feet

Range: 3 700 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Sunk as target off California on 11 July 1967