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DD-573 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1941-Keel Date: 25 JUN 1941
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
MAY1942-Launch Date: 4 MAY 1942
JAN1943-Commissioned: 25 JAN 1943
APR1945-MAY1945West Pac
APR1946-Decommissioned: 1 APR 1946

DD-573 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: Napoleon Harrison

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 as-is to Mexico 19 Aug 1970