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U.S.S. YOUNG

(DD-580)

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DD-580 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1942 - Keel Date: 7 MAY 1942
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
OCT 1942 - Launch Date: 15 OCT 1942
JUL 1943 - Commissioned: 31 JUL 1943
NOV 1944 - Shellback Initiation - 8 NOV 1944 - Pacific Ocean

DD-580 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: Rear Admiral Lucien Young

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 6 March 1970