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DD-597 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1943-Keel Date: 10 AUG 1943
at Puget Sound Navy Yard
SEP1944-Launch Date: 25 SEP 1944
FEB1945-Commissioned: 22 FEB 1945
MAY1946-Decommissioned: 15 MAY 1946

DD-597 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: William Wiley

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:Sold for scrap 2 April 1970