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U.S.S. ELLYSON

(DD-454)


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DD-454 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1940-Keel Date: 20 DEC 1940
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company
JUL1941-Launch Date: 26 JUL 1941
NOV1941-Commissioned: 28 NOV 1941
OCT1954-Decommissioned: 19 OCT 1954
JUN1956-AUG1956Mediterranean

DD-454 General Specifications

Class: Gleaves-class destroyer

Named for: Theodore Gordon Ellyson

Complement: 16 Officers and 260 Enlisted

Displacement: 1630 tons

Length: 348 feet 3 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 37 Knots

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition:To Japan 19 October 1954