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USS CLARENCE K. BRONSON

(DD-668)

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DD-668 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC 1942 Keel Date: 9 DEC 1942
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Kearny New J
APR 1943 Launch Date: 18 APR 1943
JUN 1943 Commissioned: 11 JUN 1943
JUN 1960 Decommissioned: 29 JUN 1960

DD-668 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Clarence K. Bronson

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:Transferred to Turkey 14 January 1967