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U.S.S. HOBSON

(DD-464)

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DD-464 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1940 - Keel Date: 14 NOV 1940
at Charleston Navy Yard
FEB 1941 - FEB 1952 Middle Pacific
SEP 1941 - Launch Date: 8 SEP 1941
JAN 1942 - Commissioned: 22 JAN 1942
JAN 1943 - JAN 1944 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
DEC 1944 - MAY 1945 Panama Canal
APR 1945 - APR 1945 Invasion of Okinawa - April 1945
APR 1945 - APR 1945 The Hobson was NOT sunk in action in Dec 1944.

DD-464 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 in enemy action 11 December 1944