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DD-575 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1942-Keel Date: 2 MAR 1942
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
AUG1942-Launch Date: 2 AUG 1942
MAR1943-Commissioned: 31 MAR 1943
MAR1943-JUN1945Middle Pacific
AUG1943-JUN1946Middle Pacific
OCT1943-JUN1946Middle Pacific
FEB1946-Decommissioned: 25 FEB 1946

DD-575 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Hugh W. McKee

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 2 January 1974