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U.S.S. CHARLES J. BADGER

(DD-657)

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DD-657 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1942 - Keel Date: 24 SEP 1942
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Company Staten Island
APR 1943 - Launch Date: 3 APR 1943
JUL 1943 - Commissioned: 23 JUL 1943
JUN 1955 - JUL 1957 Mediterranean-West Africa
DEC 1957 - Decommissioned: 20 DEC 1957

DD-657 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Charles J. Badger

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:Sold to Chile for parts 10 May 1974