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DD-424 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1938-Keel Date: 8 AUG 1938
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
MAY1940-Launch Date: 18 MAY 1940
AUG1940-Commissioned: 1 AUG 1940
APR1941-APR1941Depth Charge attack on German U-boat

DD-424 General Specifications

Class: Gleaves-class destroyer

Complement: 16 Officers and 260 Enlisted

Displacement: 1630 tons

Length: 348 feet 3 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Draft: 13 feet 2 in

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition: Sold 16 August 1973and broken up for scrap