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DD-569 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1941-Keel Date: 14 MAY 1941
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
MAR1942-Launch Date: 2 MAR 1942
OCT1942-Commissioned: 27 OCT 1942
APR1946-Decommissioned: 18 APR 1946

DD-569 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: John H. Aulick

Complement: 329 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:Transferred to Hellenic Navy 21 August 1959