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USS Jobb (DE 707)

Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign:
N - H - Q - P
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons

Precedence of awards is from top to bottom, left to right
Top Row: Combat Action Ribbon (retroactive) - American Campaign Medal
Second Row: Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/ 3 stars - World War II Victory Medal - Philippine Liberation Ribbon w/ 1 star

Class: Rudderow
Type: TEV (turbo-electric drive, long hull, 5" guns)
Displacement: 1,450 tons (light), 1,810 tons (full)
Length: 300' (wl), 306' (oa)
Beam: 36' 9" (extreme)
Draft: 13' 9" (draft limit)
Propulsion: 2 CE boilers, G.E. turbines with electric drive, 12000 shp, 2 screws
Speed: 24 kts
Range: 5,050 nm @ 12 knots
Armament: 2 - 5"/38 Mk30, 4 - 40mm Mk1 AA (2x2), 10 x 20mm/70 Mk 4 AA, 3 x 21" Mk15 TT (3x1), 1 Hedgehog Projector Mk10 (230 rounds), 8 Mk6 depth charge projectors (40), 2 Mk9 depth charge tracks (60)
Complement: 12 / 192
Jobb (DE 707) Building and Operational Data:
  • 20 December 1943: Keel laid by the Defoe Shipbuilding Co., Bay City, Mich.
  • 04 March 1944: Launched and christened, sponsored by Mrs. S. L. Jobb, mother of Pharmacist's Mate Third Class Jobb
  • 04 July 1944: Commissioned at New Orleans, La., Lcdr Herbert M. Jones in command
  • 13 May 1946: Decommissioned at San Diego, Cal. after 1 year and 10 months of service
  • 01 November 1969: Struck from the NVR
  • .. October 1970: Sold for scrapping
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    Jobb 57k 04 March 1944: being side launched at Defoe Shipbuilding David Girt

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