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U.S.S. KALK

(DD-611)


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DD-611 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1941-Keel Date: 30 JUN 1941
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation San Francisco CA
JUN1942-AUG1946Middle Pacific
JUL1942-Launch Date: 18 JUL 1942
OCT1942-Commissioned: 17 OCT 1942
MAY1944-AUG1947Middle Pacific
JUN1944-JUN1944Damaged by Japanese bomber off Biak - 6/12/1944 - 30 KIA
JUL1944- Shellback Initiation - 18 JUL 1944 - Pacific Ocean
MAY1946-Decommissioned: 3 MAY 1946

DD-611 General Specifications

Class: Benson-class destroyer

Named for: Stanton Frederick Kalk

Complement: 258 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1620 tons

Length: 348 feet 4 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 37 Knots

Final Disposition: Sunk as a target in March 1969