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U.S.S. SWANSON

(DD-443)

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DD-443 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1939 - Keel Date: 15 NOV 1939
at Charleston Navy Yard
NOV 1940 - Launch Date: 2 NOV 1940
MAY 1941 - Commissioned: 29 MAY 1941
DEC 1945 - Decommissioned: 10 DEC 1945

DD-443 General Specifications

Class: Gleaves-class destroyer

Complement: 216 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1630 tons

Length: 348 feet 4 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Draft: 17 feet 6 in

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 29 June 1972