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U.S.S. BENNETT

(DD-473)

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DD-473 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1941 - Keel Date: 10 DEC 1941
at Boston Navy Yard
APR 1942 - Launch Date: 16 APR 1942
FEB 1943 - Commissioned: 9 FEB 1943
APR 1946 - Decommissioned: 18 APR 1946

DD-473 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: Floyd Bennett

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 Brazil 15 December 1959