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U.S.S. MERVINE

(DD-489)

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DD-489 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1941 - Keel Date: 3 NOV 1941
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company
MAY 1942 - Launch Date: 3 MAY 1942
JUN 1942 - Commissioned: 17 JUN 1942
MAY 1949 - Decommissioned: 27 MAY 1949

DD-489 General Specifications

Class: Gleaves-class destroyer

Complement: 271 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1630 tons

Length: 348 feet 4 inches

Beam: 36 feet

Draft: 17 feet 5 in

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Sold 27 October 1969 and broken up for scrap