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U.S.S. KILLEN

(DD-593)

THE MIGHTY K

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DD-593 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1941 - Keel Date: 26 NOV 1941
at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Bremerton WA
JAN 1943 - Launch Date: 10 JAN 1943
MAY 1944 - Commissioned: 4 MAY 1944
JUL 1946 - Decommissioned: 9 JUL 1946

DD-593 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Edward Killen

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:Sunk as a target 15 April 1975