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USS GHERARDI

(DD-637)

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DD-637 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
SEP 1942 Commissioned: 15 SEP 1942
JAN 1952 - JUN 1952 Mediterranean
DEC 1955 Decommissioned: 17 DEC 1955

DD-637 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: Sunk as target off Puerto Rico 3 June 1973