U.S.S. AMMEN

(DD-527)

FLAMING AMMEN

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DD-527 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1941 - Keel Date: 29 NOV 1941
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation San Francisco CA
SEP 1942 - Launch Date: 17 SEP 1942
MAR 1943 - Commissioned: 20 MAR 1943
JAN 1950 - JAN 1954 Inchon Landing
JAN 1955 - JAN 1959 West Pac
JUN 1955 - Shellback Initiation - 15 JUN 1955 - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1956 - SEP 1956 West Pac
SEP 1960 - Decommissioned: 15 SEP 1960

DD-527 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: Daniel Ammen

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:Sold for scrap 20 April 1961