U.S.S. SMALLEY

(DD-565)

NEVER GIVE UP

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DD-565 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1943 - Keel Date: 14 FEB 1943
at Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation
OCT 1943 - Launch Date: 27 OCT 1943
MAR 1944 - Commissioned: 31 MAR 1944
JUN 1944 - JAN 1946 Alaska
JAN 1953 - NOV 1953 Circumnavigation
SEP 1957 - Decommissioned: 30 SEP 1957

DD-565 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: Anthony A. Smalley

Complement: 319 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 38 knots

Range: 6 500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 4 January 1966