USS Haverfield (DE 393)


Navy:........................... The US Navy

Type:........................... Destroyer Escort

Class:.......................... Edsall

Penant:........................ DE 393

Built by:....................... Brown Shipbuilding Co. (Houston, Texas, U.S.A.)

Laid down:.................. 1st  July, 1943

Launched:................... 30th  August, 1943

Commissioned:........... 29th  November, 1943

Displacement:............. 1200 BRT

Length:........................ 306 feet

Complement:.............. 186 men

Armament:................... 3 3" guns

.....................................2 40mm and 8 20mm

.....................................2 depth charge throwers

.....................................3 21" torpedo tubes

Maximum speed:..........21 Knots

Engines:...................... Diesels

Power:......................... 6000

End of service:............. 2nd  June, 1969

 

Decommissioned 30th June 1947.  Reclassified as DER-393 on 2nd September 1954.  Recommissioned 4th January 1955.  Decommissioned and stricken 2nd June 1969.  Sold 15th December 1971 to be broke up for scrap.

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