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DD-591 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1943-Keel Date: 20 JAN 1943
at Charleston Navy Yard
APR1943-Launch Date: 7 APR 1943
NOV1943-Commissioned: 4 NOV 1943

DD-591 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Levi Twiggs

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 battle off Okinawa 16 June 1945