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DD-662 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
DEC1943-Commissioned: 14 DEC 1943
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 20 JUN 1946

DD-662 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Mervyn S. Bennion

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:Sold for scrap 30 May 1973