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U.S.S. BEARSS

(DD-654)

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DD-654 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DD-654 Shellback Initiation Add a DD-654 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1942 - Keel Date: 14 JUL 1942
at Gulf Shipbuilding Corp. Chickasaw Alabama
JUL 1943 - Launch Date: 25 JUL 1943
APR 1944 - Commissioned: 12 APR 1944
AUG 1945 - Shellback Initiation - 14 AUG 1945 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1951 - DEC 1974 Recommisioning
APR 1954 - OCT 1954 Circumnavigation
SEP 1954 - Shellback Initiation - 10 SEP 1954 - Pacific Ocean
OCT 1956 - SEP 1960 Regular Overhaul
OCT 1957 - MAR 1958 Mediterranean - Gulf of Aden
AUG 1958 - Shellback Initiation - 16 AUG 1958 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN 1961 - JAN 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade

DD-654 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Hiram I. Bearss

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 14 April 1976