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DD-501 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1942-Keel Date: 25 JUN 1942
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Kearny NJ
NOV1942-Launch Date: 11 NOV 1942
JAN1943-Commissioned: 1 JAN 1943
APR1946-Decommissioned: 29 APR 1946

DD-501 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: Seaton Schroeder

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:Sold for scrap 1 January 1974