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AVD-1 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1919 - Keel Date: 19 MAR 1919
at New York Shipbuilding
SEP 1920 - Launch Date: 15 SEP 1920
OCT 1920 - Commissioned: 22 OCT 1920
DEC 1945 - Decommissioned: 10 DEC 1945

AVD-1 General Specifications

Class: Clemson-class destroyer

Named for: Earle W. F. Childs

Complement: 137 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1215 tons

Length: 314 feet 4 inches

Beam: 31 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 4 900 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold 3 January 1946