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U.S.S. KIMBERLY

(DD-521)

THE MIGHTY K

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DD-521 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1942 - JAN 1944 Middle Pacific
JUL 1942 - Keel Date: 27 JUL 1942
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation Staten Island
FEB 1943 - Launch Date: 4 FEB 1943
MAY 1943 - Commissioned: 22 MAY 1943
SEP 1943 - SEP 1943 Panama Canal
NOV 1944 - Shellback Initiation - 4 NOV 1944 - Pacific Ocean
MAY 1952 - DEC 1952 Round World Cruise and Time spent in Korean Waters
OCT 1952 - Shellback Initiation - 25 OCT 1952 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1954 - Decommissioned: 15 JAN 1954

DD-521 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: Lewis A. Kimberly

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:Loaned to Taiwan 1 June 1967