U.S.S. WREN

(DD-568)

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DD-568 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1943 - Keel Date: 24 APR 1943
at Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation
JAN 1944 - Launch Date: 29 JAN 1944
MAY 1944 - Commissioned: 20 MAY 1944
JAN 1961 - JUL 1962 Mediterranean
JAN 1963 - DEC 1963 Cuban MissileBlockade
JAN 1963 - JAN 1963 Cuban Missle Blockade
JUL 1963 - DEC 1963 Caribbean

DD-568 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Solomon Wren

Complement: 273 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 35 kn

Range: 6500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 22 October 1975