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U.S.S. CAPERTON

(DD-650)


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DD-650 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1943-Keel Date: 11 JAN 1943
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MAY1943-Launch Date: 22 MAY 1943
JUL1943-Commissioned: 30 JUL 1943
JAN1952-JAN1953Inchon Landing
OCT1955-Shellback Initiation - 12 OCT 1955 - Pacific Ocean
APR1960-Decommissioned: 27 APR 1960

DD-650 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: William B. Caperton

Complement: 319 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:Sunk as a target in the 1980s