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DD-555 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1942-Keel Date: 27 MAR 1942
at Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation
FEB1943-Launch Date: 9 FEB 1943
AUG1943-Commissioned: 31 AUG 1943
JAN1944-JAN1945Middle Pacific
NOV1945-Decommissioned: 1 NOV 1945

DD-555 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Captain Thomas Haggard of the Louisa

Complement: 273 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 1946