U.S.S. YARNALL

(DD-541)

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DD-541 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1942 - Keel Date: 5 DEC 1942
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation San Francisco
JUL 1943 - Launch Date: 25 JUL 1943
DEC 1943 - Commissioned: 30 DEC 1943
SEP 1944 - Shellback Initiation - 1 SEP 1944 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1957 - Shellback Initiation - 16 APR 1957 - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1958 - MAR 1958 Alaska
SEP 1958 - Decommissioned: 30 SEP 1958

DD-541 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: John Yarnall

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:Loaned to Taiwan 10 June 1968