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U.S.S. MERTZ

(DD-691)

RED DEVIL SQUADRON

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DD-691 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1943 - Keel Date: 10 MAY 1943
SEP 1943 - Launch Date: 11 SEP 1943
NOV 1943 - Commissioned: 19 NOV 1943
APR 1946 - Decommissioned: 23 APR 1946

DD-691 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 40 feet

Draft: 17 feet 9 in

Final Disposition: Sold 16 December 1971 scrapped