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U.S.S. WELLES

(DD-628)

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DD-628 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1941 - Keel Date: 27 SEP 1941
at Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation
SEP 1942 - Launch Date: 7 SEP 1942
AUG 1943 - Commissioned: 16 AUG 1943
FEB 1946 - Decommissioned: 4 FEB 1946

DD-628 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 for scrapping 18 July 1969