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U.S.S. BUTLER

(DD-636)

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DD-636 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1941 - Keel Date: 16 SEP 1941
at Philadelphia Naval Shipyard
FEB 1942 - Launch Date: 12 FEB 1942
AUG 1942 - Commissioned: 15 AUG 1942
NOV 1945 - Decommissioned: 8 NOV 1945

DD-636 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 10 January 1948 and broken up for scrap.