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U.S.S. MADISON

(DD-425)

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DD-425 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1938 - Keel Date: 19 SEP 1938
at Bethlehem-Hingham Shipyard Hingham MA
OCT 1939 - Launch Date: 20 OCT 1939
AUG 1940 - Commissioned: 6 AUG 1940
MAR 1946 - Decommissioned: 13 MAR 1946

DD-425 General Specifications

Class: Benson-class destroyer

Named for: James J. Madison

Complement: 235 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1620 tons

Length: 347 feet 7 inches

Beam: 36 feet 11 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition:Sunk as target 14 October 1969