Canfield

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassEvarts-class Destroyer Escort
Builder NameBoston Navy Yard
Laid Down23 Feb 1943
Launched6 Apr 1943
Commissioned22 Jul 1943
Decommissioned21 Dec 1945
Displacement1,140 tons standard; 1,430 tons full
Length289 feet
Beam35 feet
Draft10 feet
Machinery4 GM Model 16-278A diesel engines with electric drive, 2 screws
Power Output6,000 SHP
Speed19 knots
Range6,000nm at 12 knots
Crew198
Armament3x3", 2x40mm anti-aircraft, 9x20mm anti-aircraft, 1 hedgehog, 8 depth charges

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Canfield Operational Timeline

22 Jul 1943 Canfield was commissioned into service.
21 Dec 1945 Canfield was decommissioned from service.




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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Anonymous says:
20 May 2018 01:00:59 PM

where did this Ship go? My great grandfather served on it, and another Great grandpa served on the U.S.S. Tuscaloosa, and the two ships pulled alongside each other at one point, and my Great Grandpas talked to one another(they were brothers)!
2. Anonymous says:
2 Dec 2018 04:27:45 PM

My uncle served on the ship during the battle of Iowa Jima I remember him telling me about this story to cool
3. Anonymous says:
26 Dec 2018 03:40:15 PM

Here you go I knew I heard that story and finally got the proof! Email me if you like a pic .

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