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DD-552 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1941-Keel Date: 21 JUL 1941
at Gulf Shipbuilding Corporation Chickasaw Alabama
OCT1942-Launch Date: 4 OCT 1942
DEC1943-Commissioned: 11 DEC 1943
NOV1945-Decommissioned: 7 NOV 1945

DD-552 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Robley D. Evans

Complement: 273 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 37 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knot

Range: 6500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 11 February 1947