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U.S.S. SIGOURNEY

(DD-643)

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DD-643 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1942 - Keel Date: 7 DEC 1942
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
APR 1943 - Launch Date: 24 APR 1943
JUN 1943 - Commissioned: 29 JUN 1943
JUN 1953 - FEB 1954 Circumnavigation
JUN 1953 - FEB 1954 korea
JUL 1953 - JUL 1953 International date line
JUL 1953 - JUL 1953 Panama Canal
DEC 1953 - Shellback Initiation - 21 DEC 1953 - Pacific Ocean
DEC 1953 - Shellback Initiation - 21 DEC 1953 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1954 - JAN 1954 Suez Canal
JUN 1954 - AUG 1954 Midshipmen cruise/europe
NOV 1955 - FEB 1956 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
JUN 1956 - AUG 1956 Midshipmen Cruise/ N. Atlantic
OCT 1957 - NOV 1957 Guantanamo Bay
FEB 1958 - MAY 1958 Mediterranean - Red Sea
JUN 1958 - AUG 1958 North Atlantic - Midshipman Cruise
SEP 1958 - OCT 1958 Caribbean
JAN 1959 - MAY 1960 Philly - Selective Reserve Trainee Duty
MAY 1960 - Decommissioned: 1 MAY 1960
OCT 1974 - NOV 1974 Removed from list of US Naval Vessels
MAY 1975 - MAY 1975 Sold for scrap

DD-643 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: James Sigourney

Complement: 329 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 6500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 31 July 1975