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U.S.S. CAPPS

(DD-550)

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DD-550 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1941 - Keel Date: 12 JUN 1941
at Gulf Shipbuilding Corporation Chickasaw Alabama
MAY 1942 - Launch Date: 31 MAY 1942
JUN 1943 - Commissioned: 23 JUN 1943
OCT 1943 - Shellback Initiation - 21 OCT 1943 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN 1947 - Decommissioned: 15 JAN 1947

DD-550 General Specifications

Named for: Washington L. Capps

Complement: 273 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet 8 inches

Draft: 17 feet 9 in

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Transferred to Spain 15 May 1957