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DD-492 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1941-Keel Date: 29 JAN 1941
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation Staten Island New
DEC1941-Launch Date: 19 DEC 1941
MAY1942-Commissioned: 11 MAY 1942
MAY1946-Decommissioned: 2 MAY 1946

DD-492 General Specifications

Class: Benson-class destroyer

Named for: Theodorus Bailey

Complement: 276 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1620 tons

Length: 347 feet 10 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 37 knots

Final Disposition: Sunk as target 4 November 1969