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U.S.S. EDISON

(DD-439)

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DD-439 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1940 - Keel Date: 18 MAR 1940
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company
NOV 1940 - Launch Date: 23 NOV 1940
JAN 1941 - Commissioned: 31 JAN 1941
JAN 1943 - JAN 1945 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
SEP 1943 - JUN 1944 Mediterranean
MAY 1946 - Decommissioned: 18 MAY 1946

DD-439 General Specifications

Class: Gleaves-class destroyer

Complement: 16 Officers and 260 Enlisted

Displacement: 1630 tons

Length: 348 feet 3 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Draft: 11 feet 10 in

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Sold 29 December 1966 and broken up for scrap