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U.S.S. HALFORD

(DD-480)

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DD-480 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1941 - Keel Date: 3 JUN 1941
at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Bremerton WA
OCT 1942 - Launch Date: 29 OCT 1942
APR 1943 - Commissioned: 10 APR 1943
MAY 1946 - Decommissioned: 15 MAY 1946

DD-480 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: William Halford

Complement: 273 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:Sold for scrap 2 April 1970