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DD-586 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1943-Keel Date: 19 MAR 1943
at Boston Navy Yard
JUL1943-Launch Date: 4 JUL 1943
NOV1943-Commissioned: 10 NOV 1943
NOV1943-JAN1944Sea Trials
FEB1944-FEB1944Pearl Harbor Hawaii
MAR1944-APR1944Majuro Atoll Marshall Islands
JUN1944-JUL1944Saipan Mariana Islands
SEP1944-SEP1944Palau Islands
OCT1944-JAN1945Leyte Gulf Phililppines
JAN1945-JAN1945Lingayen Gulf Philippines
FEB1945-MAR1945Iwo Jima
APR1945-JUN1945Kerala Retto Okinawa
NOV1945-Decommissioned: 20 NOV 1945

DD-586 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Frank H. Newcomb

Complement: 329 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:Scrapped October 1947