U.S.S. SHANNON

(DD-737)

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DD-737 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1944 - Keel Date: 14 FEB 1944
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
JUN 1944 - Launch Date: 24 JUN 1944
SEP 1944 - Commissioned: 8 SEP 1944
OCT 1955 - Decommissioned: 24 OCT 1955

DD-737 General Specifications

Class: Robert H. Smith-class destroyer

Complement: 363 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2200 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 40 feet 10 inches

Draft: 18 feet 10 in

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap May 1973