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U.S.S. MONSSEN

(DD-798)


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DD-798 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DD-798 Shellback Initiation Add a DD-798 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR1942-Shellback Initiation - 6 APR 1942 - Pacific Ocean
JUN1943-Keel Date: 1 JUN 1943
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation Staten Island
OCT1943-Launch Date: 30 OCT 1943
FEB1944-Commissioned: 14 FEB 1944
MAY1944-Shellback Initiation - 10 MAY 1944 - Pacific Ocean
MAY1944-SEP1945operated in The Pacific War Zone
APR1946-APR1946Decommisioning
OCT1951-DEC1957Recommisioning
MAY1954-NOV1954World Cruise
OCT1954-Shellback Initiation - 16 OCT 1954 - Pacific Ocean
DEC1957-Decommissioned: 3 DEC 1957

DD-798 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Mons Monssen

Complement: 319 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 21 October 1963