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U.S.S. JOHN D. HENLEY

(DD-553)

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DD-553 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1941 - Keel Date: 21 JUL 1941
at Gulf Shipbuilding Corporation Chickasaw Alabama
NOV 1942 - Launch Date: 15 NOV 1942
FEB 1944 - Commissioned: 2 FEB 1944
FEB 1945 - FEB 1945 Assault on Iwo Jima
APR 1946 - Decommissioned: 30 APR 1946

DD-553 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: John D. Henley

Complement: 273 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 6 500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold May 1970 and scrapped