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USS Milton Lewis (ex-Rogers) (DE 772)
Flag Hoist / Radio Call Sign:
N - Z - Y - W
Type: DET (diesel-electric tandem motor drive, long hull, 3" guns)
Displacement: 1240 tons (light), 1620 tons (full)
Length: 300' (wl), 306' (oa)
Beam: 36' 10" (extreme)
Draft: 10' 6" (draft limit)
Propulsion: 4 GM Mod. 16-278A diesel engines with electric drive, 6000 shp, 2 screws
Speed: 21 kts
Range: 10,800 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: 15 / 201
Milton Lewis (DE 772) Building and Operational Data:
23 August 1943: Keel laid as USS Rogers by the Tampa Shipbuilding Co., Tampa, Fla.
18 July 1944: Renamed Milton Lewis
6 August 1944: Launched and christened, sponsored by Mrs. William F. Lewis, mother of Corporal Lewis
11 September 1944: Construction cancelled
25 October 1944: Placed "in service" for transport, towed to Charleston, S.C. and scrapped
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