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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
MAY1943-Keel Date: 2 MAY 1943
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Company San Pedro CA
OCT1943-Launch Date: 31 OCT 1943
FEB1944-Commissioned: 14 FEB 1944
OCT1955-OCT1957Alaska
JAN1958-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