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DD-560 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1942-Keel Date: 30 JUN 1942
at Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corporation
JUL1943-Launch Date: 4 JUL 1943
DEC1943-Commissioned: 18 DEC 1943
DEC1943-MAY1945Middle Pacific

DD-560 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: John G. Morrison

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:Sunk in action 4 May 1945