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U.S.S. NICHOLSON

(DD-442)

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DD-442 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1939 - Keel Date: 1 NOV 1939
at Boston Navy Yard
MAY 1940 - Launch Date: 31 MAY 1940
FEB 1941 - JAN 1945 North Atlantic
JUN 1941 - Commissioned: 3 JUN 1941
MAY 1944 - Shellback Initiation - 5 MAY 1944 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1951 - Decommissioned: 15 JAN 1951

DD-442 General Specifications

Class: Gleaves-class destroyer

Complement: 16 Officers and 260 Enlisted

Displacement: 1630 tons

Length: 348 feet 4 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Draft: 13 feet 2 in

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Transferred to Italy 15 January 1951