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U.S.S. STEMBEL

(DD-644)

CAN DO CAN

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DD-644 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1942 - Keel Date: 21 DEC 1942
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
MAY 1943 - Launch Date: 8 MAY 1943
JUL 1943 - Commissioned: 16 JUL 1943
JAN 1944 - Shellback Initiation - 24 JAN 1944 - Pacific Ocean
JUL 1957 - Shellback Initiation - 17 JUL 1957 - Pacific Ocean
JUL 1957 - Shellback Initiation - 21 JUL 1957 - Pacific Ocean
MAY 1958 - Decommissioned: 27 MAY 1958

DD-644 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Roger N. Stembel

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:Loaned to Argentina 7 August 1961