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USS Damon Cummings (DE-756)
Name: USS Damon Cummings
Namesake: Lieutenant Commander, Damon M. Cummings, (1910-1942), U.S. Navy officer and Navy Cross recipient
Builder: Western Pipe and Steel Company, San Pedro, California
Launched: Never
Fate: Construction cancelled 2 October 1943
General characteristics
Class & type: Cannon-class destroyer escort
Displacement: 1,240 tons
Length: 306 ft (93 m)
Beam: 36 ft 8 in (11.18 m)
Draft: 8 ft 9 in (2.67 m)
Speed: 21 knots
Complement: 186

USS Damon Cummings (DE-756) was a United States Navy Cannon-class destroyer escort proposed during World War II but never completed.

Plans called for Western Pipe and Steel Company to build Damon Cummings at San Pedro, California. The construction contract for Damon Cummings was cancelled on 2 October 1943 before she could be completed.


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