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U.S.S. BENNION

(DD-662)

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DD-662 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1943 - Keel Date: 19 MAR 1943
at Boston Navy Yard
JUL 1943 - Launch Date: 4 JUL 1943
DEC 1943 - Commissioned: 14 DEC 1943
JUN 1946 - Decommissioned: 20 JUN 1946

DD-662 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Mervyn S. Bennion

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 30 May 1973