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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
MAR 1942 - Keel Date: 17 MAR 1942
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation San Francisco CA
OCT 1942 - Launch Date: 22 OCT 1942
MAY 1943 - Commissioned: 28 MAY 1943
JAN 1953 - AUG 1953 TF 95 February-March 1953 TF 77 March-June 1953 North Korea
JAN 1953 - AUG 1953 World Cruise January-August 1953
MAR 1953 - MAR 1953 Destroyed Enemy Train..... Korean WarCrew member
JAN 1960 - DEC 1963 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1963 - AUG 1963 Cuban Missle Blockade
JAN 1964 - OCT 1964 West Pac
APR 1964 - SEP 1964 West 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