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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
NOV1941-Keel Date: 29 NOV 1941
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation San Francisco CA
SEP1942-Launch Date: 17 SEP 1942
MAR1943-Commissioned: 20 MAR 1943
JAN1950-JAN1954Inchon Landing
JAN1955-JAN1959West Pac
JUN1955-Shellback Initiation - 15 JUN 1955 - Pacific Ocean
FEB1956-SEP1956West Pac
SEP1960-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