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U.S.S. DAVISON

(DD-618)

GIVE ME A FAST SHIP
FOR I INTEND TO GO IN HARMS WAY

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DD-618 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1942 - Keel Date: 26 FEB 1942
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company
JUL 1942 - Launch Date: 19 JUL 1942
SEP 1942 - Commissioned: 11 SEP 1942
JUN 1949 - Decommissioned: 24 JUN 1949

DD-618 General Specifications

Class: Gleaves-class destroyer

Complement: 16 Officers and 260 Enlisted

Displacement: 1630 tons

Length: 348 feet 3 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Draft: 11 feet 10 in

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Sold 27 August 1973 andbroken up for scrap