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U.S.S. PARKER

(DD-604)

THE PUNCHY P

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DD-604 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1941 - Keel Date: 9 JUN 1941
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation Staten Island NY
MAY 1942 - Launch Date: 12 MAY 1942
AUG 1942 - Commissioned: 31 AUG 1942
JAN 1943 - SEP 1945 Mediterranean-West Africa
JAN 1947 - Decommissioned: 31 JAN 1947

DD-604 General Specifications

Class: Benson-class destroyer

Named for: Foxhall A. Parker

Complement: 276 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1620 tons

Length: 348 feet

Beam: 36 feet

Flank Speed: 36 kts

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 1973