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DELONG (DE 684)
(ex - DE 684, APD 137)
ESCORT SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DE 224 UIC: 53684
Status: Stricken, to be disposed of by abandoning, sinking, or burning Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 03/16/1970 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: X Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bethlehem Steel Co., Shipbuilding Div.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 10/29/1942 Commission Date: 12/31/1943
Keel Date: 10/19/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/23/1943 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 73.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 12/31/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 73.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 05/15/1969
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 306 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 37 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 10 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Turbo-Electric
Accommodations: Officers: 12
Enlisted: 189
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/29/2015
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