U.S.S. TAYLOR

(DD-468)

THE TERRIBLE T

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DD-468 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1941 - Keel Date: 28 AUG 1941
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
JUN 1942 - Launch Date: 7 JUN 1942
AUG 1942 - Commissioned: 28 AUG 1942
JAN 1943 - JAN 1946 Panama Canal
APR 1952 - JAN 1956 Recommisioning
OCT 1959 - APR 1960 West Pac
OCT 1959 - Shellback Initiation - 10 OCT 1959 - Pacific Ocean
JUL 1962 - Shellback Initiation - 30 JUL 1962 - Pacific Ocean
OCT 1962 - NOV 1962 Operation Domonic - Johnston Atoll - Nuclear Tests
FEB 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 10 FEB 1966 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 27 JAN 1969 - Pacific Ocean

DD-468 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: William Rogers Taylor

Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 6500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to Italy 2 July 1969