U.S.S. OWEN

(DD-536)

2100 TONS OF FIGHT

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DD-536 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1942 - Keel Date: 17 SEP 1942
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation San Francisco CA
MAR 1943 - Launch Date: 21 MAR 1943
SEP 1943 - Commissioned: 20 SEP 1943
MAY 1958 - Decommissioned: 27 MAY 1958

DD-536 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: Elias K. Owen

Complement: 329 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 27 November 1973