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U.S.S. HENRY A. WILEY

(DD-749)

HAMMERING HANK

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DD-749 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1944 - Launch Date: 21 APR 1944
AUG 1944 - Commissioned: 31 AUG 1944
FEB 1945 - MAR 1945 Iwo Jima
APR 1945 - OCT 1945 Okinawa
JAN 1947 - Decommissioned: 29 JAN 1947

DD-749 General Specifications

Class: Robert H. Smith-class destroyer

Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2200 tons

Length: 376 feet 5 inches

Beam: 41 feet

Draft: 15 feet 8 in

Final Disposition: Sold in 1968 for scrapping