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DE-744 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR1943-Keel Date: 16 APR 1943
at Western Pipe and Steel Company Los Angeles CA
AUG1943-Launch Date: 15 AUG 1943
APR1944-Commissioned: 4 APR 1944
JUN1960-Decommissioned: 17 JUN 1960

DE-744 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Elden Francis Kyne

Complement: 15 Officers and 201 Enlisted

Displacement: 1240 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 21 knots

Range: 10 800 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrapping 1 November 1973