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DE-706 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1943-Keel Date: 28 NOV 1943
at Defoe Shipbuilding Company Bay City MI
FEB1944-Launch Date: 15 FEB 1944
JUN1944-Commissioned: 9 JUN 1944
JUL1946-Decommissioned: 2 JUL 1946

DE-706 General Specifications

Class: Rudderow class destroyer escort

Named for: William Mack Holt

Complement: 186 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1450 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 24 knots

Final Disposition: Loaned to South Korea 19 June 1963Purchased outright 15 November 1974