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DE-768 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR1943-Keel Date: 1 APR 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Newark New J
MAY1944-Launch Date: 11 MAY 1944
JUL1944-Commissioned: 12 JUL 1944
SEP1944-NOV1944North Atlantic
JAN1945-JUL1945West Pac
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 14 JUN 1946

DE-768 General Specifications

Class: Cannon-class destroyer escort

Named for: Hilan Ebert

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:Transferred to Greece 1 March 1951