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DD-518 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1942-Keel Date: 15 FEB 1942
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation Staten Island
SEP1942-Launch Date: 24 SEP 1942
FEB1943-Commissioned: 3 FEB 1943

DD-518 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: Willard H. Brownson

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 in action 26 December 1943