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U.S.S. NEWCOMB

(DD-586)

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DD-586 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1943 - Keel Date: 19 MAR 1943
at Boston Navy Yard
JUL 1943 - Launch Date: 4 JUL 1943
NOV 1943 - Commissioned: 10 NOV 1943
NOV 1943 - JAN 1944 Sea Trials
FEB 1944 - FEB 1944 Pearl Harbor Hawaii
MAR 1944 - APR 1944 Majuro Atoll Marshall Islands
JUN 1944 - JUL 1944 Saipan Mariana Islands
SEP 1944 - SEP 1944 Palau Islands
OCT 1944 - JAN 1945 Leyte Gulf Phililppines
JAN 1945 - JAN 1945 Lingayen Gulf Philippines
FEB 1945 - MAR 1945 Iwo Jima
MAR 1945 - APR 1945 Okinawa
APR 1945 - JUN 1945 Kerala Retto Okinawa
NOV 1945 - Decommissioned: 20 NOV 1945
MAR 1946 - MAR 1946 Stricken
OCT 1947 - OCT 1947 Scrapped

DD-586 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Frank H. Newcomb

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:Scrapped October 1947