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DD-451 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR1941-Keel Date: 30 APR 1941
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Kearny New J
APR1942-Launch Date: 11 APR 1942
JUL1942-Commissioned: 20 JUL 1942

DD-451 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: Godfrey Chevalier

Complement: 329 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 6500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sunk in the Naval Battle of Vella Lavella 6 October 1943