U.S.S. HAILEY

(DD-556)

EL TORO

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DD-556 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1942 - Keel Date: 11 APR 1942
at Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation
MAR 1943 - Launch Date: 9 MAR 1943
SEP 1943 - Commissioned: 30 SEP 1943
SEP 1952 - APR 1953 Newport RI - Panama Canal - Korea - Panama Canal
FEB 1953 - Shellback Initiation - 20 FEB 1953 - Pacific Ocean
OCT 1954 - FEB 1955 Mediterranean
APR 1957 - SEP 1957 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY 1959 - Shellback Initiation - 10 MAY 1959 - Indian Ocean
NOV 1960 - Decommissioned: 3 NOV 1960

DD-556 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Joshua Hailey

Complement: 273 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:Sunk as a target circa 1982