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DD-601 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1942-Launch Date: 25 JUL 1942
SEP1942-Commissioned: 12 SEP 1942
JAN1943-JAN1948West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1947-Decommissioned: 31 JAN 1947

DD-601 General Specifications

Class: Benson-class destroyer

Named for: Stephen Champlin

Complement: 252 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1620 tons

Length: 347 feet 9 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 38

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 8 May 1972