U.S.S. GATLING

(DD-671)

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DD-671 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1943 - Keel Date: 3 MAR 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Kearny N.J.
JUN 1943 - Launch Date: 20 JUN 1943
AUG 1943 - Commissioned: 19 AUG 1943
JUN 1951 - JUN 1951 Recommisioning
MAY 1953 - Shellback Initiation - 27 MAY 1953 - Atlantic Ocean
AUG 1955 - DEC 1955 Guantanamo Bay
OCT 1955 - Shellback Initiation - 12 OCT 1955 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1956 - JUN 1956 Dry Dock
JAN 1959 - JAN 1959 Mediterranean
MAY 1960 - Decommissioned: 2 MAY 1960

DD-671 General Specifications

Named for: Richard Jordan Gatling

Complement: 329 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 5 inches

Beam: 39 feet 7 inches

Draft: 17 feet 9 in

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 22 February 1977