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DD-472 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1941-Keel Date: 27 SEP 1941
at Boston Navy Yard
SEP1941-Launch Date: 27 SEP 1941
DEC1941-JAN1945Middle Pacific
DEC1942-Commissioned: 15 DEC 1942
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 4 JUN 1946

DD-472 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: John Guest

Complement: 336 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:Transferred to Brazil 5 June 1959