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U.S.S. DORTCH

(DD-670)

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DD-670 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1943 - Keel Date: 2 MAR 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Kearny NJ
JUN 1943 - Launch Date: 20 JUN 1943
AUG 1943 - Commissioned: 7 AUG 1943
AUG 1944 - MAY 1945 Middle Pacific
OCT 1955 - Shellback Initiation - 12 OCT 1955 - Pacific Ocean
DEC 1957 - Decommissioned: 13 DEC 1957

DD-670 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Isaac Foote Dortch

Complement: 329 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet inches

Flank Speed: 38 knots

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to Argentina as Espora 1 August 1961