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USS DICKERSON

(APD-21)

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APD-21 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1918 Keel Date: 25 MAY 1918
at New York Shipbuilding Camden NJ
MAR 1919 Launch Date: 12 MAR 1919
SEP 1919 Commissioned: 3 SEP 1919
JUN 1922 Decommissioned: 25 JUN 1922

APD-21 General Specifications

Class: Wickes class destroyer

Named for: Mahlon Dickerson

Complement: 101 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1090 tons

Length: 314 feet 5 inches

Beam: 31 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Final Disposition: Scuttled following an attack 4 April 1945