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DE-705 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1944-Launch Date: 24 JAN 1944
MAY1944-Commissioned: 18 MAY 1944
JAN1945-DEC1945Middle Pacific
SEP1950-SEP1950Reclassified DEC-705
OCT1950-MAR1951Training Caribbean
MAR1951-MAR1951San Diego Ca
MAR1952-OCT19527th Fleet Far East Barrier Patrols Okinawa & Amphib Exerc. Japan
SEP1953-JUN1954Amphib. Exerc. w/ USMC Okinawa Inchon Korea Chiqasaki Japan
DEC1954-Decommissioned: 9 DEC 1954
DEC1957-DEC1957Reclassified DE-705; December 27 1957

DE-705 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: Raymond Frybarger

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:Sold for scrap 27 November 1973