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U.S.S. HUGH W. HADLEY

(DD-774)

STAYING ALIVE

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DD-774 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1944 - Keel Date: 6 FEB 1944
at Bethlehem Steel San Pedro
JUL 1944 - Launch Date: 16 JUL 1944
NOV 1944 - Commissioned: 25 NOV 1944
NOV 1944 - DEC 1945 Shot down 23 Kamikazes in 1 hr. 40 min; all-time record; Okinawa
MAY 1945 - SEP 1945 05/11/45; hit by 3 Kamikazes +2 bombs; towed 7 000mi to SF
DEC 1945 - Decommissioned: 15 DEC 1945

DD-774 General Specifications

Class: Allen M. Sumner class destroyer

Named for: Hugh William Hadley

Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2200 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 40 feet

Flank Speed: 34 knots

Range: 6500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold 2 September 1947 scrapped