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U.S.S. TRATHEN

(DD-530)

ENFALLEN GEWIEN

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DD-530 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DD-530 Shellback Initiation Add a DD-530 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1942-Keel Date: 17 MAR 1942
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation San Francisco CA
OCT1942-Launch Date: 22 OCT 1942
MAY1943-Commissioned: 28 MAY 1943
JAN1953-AUG1953TF 95 February-March 1953 TF 77 March-June 1953 North Korea
JAN1953-AUG1953World Cruise January-August 1953
MAR1953-MAR1953Destroyed Enemy Train..... Korean WarCrew member
JAN1960-DEC1963West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1963-AUG1963Cuban Missle Blockade
JAN1964-OCT1964West Pac
APR1964-SEP1964West Pac

DD-530 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: James Trathen

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:Used as target hulk November 1973 scrapped