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U.S.S. CHARLES F. HUGHES

(DD-428)

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DD-428 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1940 - Launch Date: 16 MAY 1940
SEP 1940 - Commissioned: 5 SEP 1940
FEB 1942 - FEB 1942 2/27/1942
MAR 1946 - Decommissioned: 18 MAR 1946

DD-428 General Specifications

Class: Benson-class destroyer

Named for: Charles Frederick Hughes

Complement: 191 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1620 tons

Length: 348 feet 3 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 33 kts

Final Disposition: Sunk as target 26 March 1969