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U.S.S. HAMBLETON

(DD-455)

HAPPY SAILOR

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DD-455 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1940 - Keel Date: 16 DEC 1940
at Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co.
SEP 1941 - Launch Date: 26 SEP 1941
DEC 1941 - Commissioned: 22 DEC 1941
JAN 1955 - Decommissioned: 15 JAN 1955

DD-455 General Specifications

Class: Gleaves-class destroyer

Named for: Samuel Hambleton

Complement: 272 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2200 tons

Length: 347 feet 11 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 6 500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 22 November 1972