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U.S.S. ROOKS

(DD-804)

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DD-804 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT 1943 - Keel Date: 27 OCT 1943
at Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle WA
JUN 1944 - Launch Date: 6 JUN 1944
SEP 1944 - Commissioned: 2 SEP 1944
SEP 1952 - FEB 1953 West Pac - Circumnavigation
APR 1956 - SEP 1956 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN 1959 - APR 1959 Caribbean
JUN 1959 - DEC 1959 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
SEP 1960 - DEC 1960 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
SEP 1960 - DEC 1960 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JUL 1962 - Decommissioned: 26 JUL 1962

DD-804 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Albert H. Rooks

Complement: 319 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 5 inches

Beam: 39 feet 7 inches

Flank Speed: 37 knots

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to Chile 26 July 1962