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U.S.S. BELKNAP

(AVD-8)

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AVD-8 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1918 - Keel Date: 31 JUL 1918
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation Fore River Shipyard
JAN 1919 - Launch Date: 14 JAN 1919
APR 1919 - Commissioned: 28 APR 1919
AUG 1945 - Decommissioned: 4 AUG 1945

AVD-8 General Specifications

Class: Clemson-class destroyer

Named for: George Belknap

Complement: 130 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 30 November 1945