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DD-615 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1941-Keel Date: 29 MAY 1941
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation San Pedro CA
SEP1942-Launch Date: 2 SEP 1942
DEC1942-Commissioned: 19 DEC 1942
FEB1946-Decommissioned: 2 FEB 1946

DD-615 General Specifications

Class: Benson-class destroyer

Named for: Tenant McLanahan

Complement: 259 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1620 tons

Length: 348 feet 4 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 37 Knots

Final Disposition: Scrapped in 1974