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U.S.S. IRWIN

(DD-794)

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DD-794 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1943 - Keel Date: 2 MAY 1943
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Company San Pedro CA
OCT 1943 - Launch Date: 31 OCT 1943
FEB 1944 - Commissioned: 14 FEB 1944
OCT 1955 - OCT 1957 Alaska
JAN 1958 - Decommissioned: 10 JAN 1958

DD-794 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Noble E. Irwin

Complement: 320 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376.5 feet

Beam: 39.7 feet

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 6500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sunk in 1990