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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
DEC 1940 - Keel Date: 20 DEC 1940
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company
JUL 1941 - Launch Date: 26 JUL 1941
NOV 1941 - Commissioned: 28 NOV 1941
OCT 1954 - Decommissioned: 19 OCT 1954
JUN 1956 - AUG 1956 Mediterranean

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