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U.S. NAVY 4th FLEET IN RECIFE - 162 SHIPS

85)DE 16 EDGAR G. CHASE



Photo William H. Roberts, MD commissioning crew First Lieutenant / USNR


Class: Evarts Type: GMT (diesel-electric tandem motor drive, short hull, 3" guns)


Displacement: 1,140 (std), 1,430 tons (full)

Dimensions: 289' 5" (oa), 283' 6" (wl) x 35' 0" x 11' 0" (max)


Armament: 3-3"/50 Mk22 (1x3), 1-1.1"/75 Mk2 quad AA (4x1), 9 x 20mm Mk 4 AA, 1 Hedgehog Projector, Mk10 (144 rounds), 8 Mk6 depth charge projectors, 2 Mk9 depth charge tracks.


Machinery: 4 GM Model 16-278A diesel engines with electric drive, 6000 shp, 2 screws.


Speed: 19 knots.


Range: 4,150 nm @ 12 knots.


Crew: 15 / 183.


After a voyage in August 1944 from Norfolk to Recife screening Tripoli (CVE-64) returning with Solomons (CVE-67). Edgar G. Chase sailed from New York 19 September with a slow-moving convoy for England. 


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