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U.S.S. FITCH

(DD-462)

FABULOUS FITCH

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DD-462 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1941 - Keel Date: 6 JAN 1941
at Boston Navy Yard
JUN 1941 - Launch Date: 14 JUN 1941
FEB 1942 - Commissioned: 3 FEB 1942
APR 1951 - SEP 1951 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
FEB 1956 - Decommissioned: 24 FEB 1956

DD-462 General Specifications

Class: Gleaves-class destroyer

Complement: 16 Officers and 260 Enlisted

Displacement: 1630 tons

Length: 348 feet 3 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Draft: 11 feet 10 in

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Sunk as target off Florida 15 November 1973