U.S.S. BANCROFT

(DD-598)

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DD-598 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1941 - Launch Date: 31 DEC 1941
APR 1942 - Commissioned: 30 APR 1942
FEB 1946 - Decommissioned: 1 FEB 1946

DD-598 General Specifications

Class: Benson-class destroyer

Named for: George Bancroft

Complement: 276 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1620 tons

Length: 347 feet 10 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Final Disposition: Scrapped in 1973