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DE-746 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1943-Keel Date: 8 MAY 1943
at Western Pipe and Steel Company Los Angeles CA
SEP1943-Launch Date: 12 SEP 1943
MAY1944-Commissioned: 30 MAY 1944
FEB1958-Decommissioned: 21 FEB 1958

DE-746 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Cyril Franklin Hemminger

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:Loaned to Thailand 22 July 1959