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U.S.S. BUCHANAN

(DD-484)

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DD-484 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1941-Keel Date: 11 FEB 1941
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company
NOV1941-Launch Date: 22 NOV 1941
MAR1942-Commissioned: 21 MAR 1942
APR1944-JUN1944Dry Dock
APR1948-Decommissioned: 28 APR 1948

DD-484 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: Transferred to Turkey 28 April 1949