U.S.S. JENKINS

(DD-447)

ELEVEN ON THE WAY

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DD-447 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1941 - Keel Date: 27 NOV 1941
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company
JUN 1942 - Launch Date: 21 JUN 1942
JUL 1942 - Commissioned: 31 JUL 1942
JAN 1944 - DEC 1945 Inchon Landing
OCT 1959 - JUN 1960 West Pac
APR 1960 - Shellback Initiation - 26 APR 1960 - Pacific Ocean
AUG 1961 - FEB 1962 West Pac
APR 1962 - APR 1962 operation dominic atomic testing christmas and johnson island
APR 1962 - OCT 1962 Operation Dominic atomic testing Christmas & Johnson island
OCT 1962 - DEC 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 operation dominic atomic testing christmas and johnson island
FEB 1966 - JUL 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1968 - MAR 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 1 JAN 1969 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 27 JAN 1969 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1969 - JAN 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam

DD-447 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: Thortan A. Jenkins

Complement: 273 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2100 tons

Length: 376 feet 4 inches

Beam: 39 feet 5 inches

Flank Speed: 36 knots

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 17 February 1971