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USS Cockrill (DE 398)
Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign:
N - K - K - N
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row: American Campaign Medal
Second Row: Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal - European-Africa-Middle East Campaign Medal - WWII Victory Medal
Type: FMR (geared diesel, Fairbanks-Morse reverse gear drive, 3" guns)
Displacement: 1200 tons (light), 1590 tons (full)
Length: 300' (wl), 306' (oa)
Beam: 36' 10" (extreme)
Draft: 20' 6" (draft limit)
Propulsion: 4 Fairbanks-Morse Mod. 38d81/8 geared diesel engines, 4 diesel-generators, 6000 shp, 2 screws
Speed: 21 kts
Range: 9,100 nm @ 12 knots
Armament: 3 x 3"/50 Mk22 (1x3), 1 twin 40mm Mk1 AA, 8 x 20mm Mk 4 AA, 3 x 21" Mk15 TT (3x1), 1 Hedgehog Projector Mk10 (144 rounds), 8 Mk6 depth charge projectors, 2 Mk9 depth charge tracks
Complement: 8 / 201
Cockrill (DE 398) Building and Operational Data:
31 August 1943: Keel laid by the Brown Shipbuilding Co., Houston, Tex.
29 October 1943: Launched and christened, sponsored by Mrs. Cockrill, mother of Lieutenant Cockrill
24 December 1943: Commissioned, Lcdr S. Farnham in command
21 June 1946: Decommissioned at Green Cove Springs, Fla.
1 August 1973: Stricken from the NVR
19 November 1974: Sunk as target off Florida
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Crew Contact And Reunion Information
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