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U.S.S. BRISTOL

(DD-453)

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DD-453 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1940 - Keel Date: 20 DEC 1940
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company
JUL 1941 - Launch Date: 25 JUL 1941
OCT 1941 - Commissioned: 22 OCT 1941

DD-453 General Specifications

Class: Gleaves-class destroyer

Complement: 208 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1630 tons

Length: 341 feet

Beam: 36 feet

Draft: 11 feet 9 in

Range: 6 000 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Sunk by German submarine 13 October 1943