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U.S.S. MURRAY

(DD-576)

GATORS

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DD-576 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DD-576 Shellback Initiation Add a DD-576 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1942 - Keel Date: 16 MAR 1942
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
AUG 1942 - Launch Date: 16 AUG 1942
APR 1943 - Commissioned: 20 APR 1943
MAR 1958 - MAY 1961 Task Group Alpha - AntiSubmarine Warfare Grp
JUN 1958 - JUN 1959 Caribbean
MAR 1959 - MAY 1959 Sea Trials
JAN 1961 - JAN 1961 BAY OF PIGS CUBA
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
NOV 1963 - JUN 1964 Mediterranean
MAY 1966 - Decommissioning

DD-576 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Capt. Alexander Murray

Complement: 336 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:Sold for scrapping 14 May 1971