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U.S.S. VAN VALKENBURGH

(DD-656)

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DD-656 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1942 - Keel Date: 15 NOV 1942
DEC 1943 - Launch Date: 19 DEC 1943
AUG 1944 - Commissioned: 2 AUG 1944
FEB 1954 - Decommissioned: 26 FEB 1954

DD-656 General Specifications

Complement: 319 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet 8 inches

Draft: 13 feet 9 in

Flank Speed: 38 knots

Final Disposition: Scrapped 1987