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U.S.S. PORTER

(DD-800)

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DD-800 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1943 - Keel Date: 6 JUL 1943
at Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle WA
MAR 1944 - Launch Date: 13 MAR 1944
JUN 1944 - Commissioned: 24 JUN 1944
AUG 1953 - Decommissioned: 10 AUG 1953

DD-800 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: David Dixon Porter

Complement: 329 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 5 inches

Beam: 39 feet 7 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 21 March 1974