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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
DEC1942-Keel Date: 7 DEC 1942
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
APR1943-Launch Date: 24 APR 1943
JUN1943-Commissioned: 29 JUN 1943
JUN1953-FEB1954Circumnavigation
JUN1953-FEB1954korea
JUL1953-JUL1953International date line
JUL1953-JUL1953Panama Canal
DEC1953- Shellback Initiation - 21 DEC 1953 - Pacific Ocean
DEC1953-Shellback Initiation - 21 DEC 1953 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1954-JAN1954Suez Canal
JUN1954-AUG1954Midshipmen cruise/europe
NOV1955-FEB1956North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
JUN1956-AUG1956Midshipmen Cruise/ N. Atlantic
OCT1957-NOV1957Guantanamo Bay
FEB1958-MAY1958Mediterranean - Red Sea
JUN1958-AUG1958North Atlantic - Midshipman Cruise
SEP1958-OCT1958Caribbean
JAN1959-MAY1960Philly - Selective Reserve Trainee Duty
MAY1960-Decommissioned: 1 MAY 1960
OCT1974-NOV1974Removed from list of US Naval Vessels
MAY1975-MAY1975Sold 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