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U.S.S. HENDON

(DD-638)

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DD-638 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1941 - Keel Date: 26 AUG 1941
at Norfolk Naval Shipyard Norfolk Virginia
FEB 1942 - Launch Date: 2 FEB 1942
DEC 1942 - Commissioned: 20 DEC 1942
JAN 1946 - Decommissioned: 28 JAN 1946

DD-638 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 Florida 24 May 1973