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DD-477 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1941-Keel Date: 31 JUL 1941
at Charleston Navy Yard
MAY1942-Launch Date: 2 MAY 1942
MAY1942-APR1945Sunk by kamikazi aircraft off of okinawa during WWII
SEP1942-Commissioned: 15 SEP 1942

DD-477 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: Joel R. P. Pringle

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:Sunk off San Francisco California in a collision April 1