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DD-426 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
DEC1938-Keel Date: 19 DEC 1938
at Boston Navy Yard
OCT1939-Launch Date: 30 OCT 1939
SEP1940-Commissioned: 17 SEP 1940
FEB1944-APR1944Mediterranean-West Africa
APR1944-APR1944sunk by torpedo dropped by German bomber off Tunisia

DD-426 General Specifications

Class: Benson-class destroyer

Named for: Philip Lansdale

Complement: 191 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1620 tons

Length: 347 feet 11 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 33 kn

Final Disposition: Sunk by enemy action 20 April 1944