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U.S.S. PLUNKETT

(DD-431)

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DD-431 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1939 - Keel Date: 1 MAR 1939
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company
MAR 1940 - Launch Date: 7 MAR 1940
JUL 1940 - Commissioned: 17 JUL 1940
MAY 1946 - Decommissioned: 3 MAY 1946

DD-431 General Specifications

Class: Gleaves-class destroyer

Named for: Charles Peshall Plunkett

Complement: 16 Officers and 260 Enlisted

Displacement: 1630 tons

Length: 348 feet 3 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 37 Knots

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition:To Taiwan 16 February 1959