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DD-581 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1942-Keel Date: 20 FEB 1942
at Boston Navy Yard
JUN1942-Launch Date: 3 JUN 1942
MAY1943-Commissioned: 18 MAY 1943
JAN1947-Decommissioned: 15 JAN 1947

DD-581 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: George Charrette

Complement: 329 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2100 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 16 June 1959