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U.S.S. ABNER READ

(DD-526)

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DD-526 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1941 - Keel Date: 30 OCT 1941
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation San Francisco CA
AUG 1942 - Launch Date: 18 AUG 1942
FEB 1943 - Commissioned: 5 FEB 1943
JUN 1943 - NOV 1943 Alaska

DD-526 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: Abner Read

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:Sunk in action 3 May 1945