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DD-721 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1945-Keel Date: 1 AUG 1945
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Newark NJ
MAR1946-Launch Date: 16 MAR 1946

DD-721 General Specifications

Named for: Woodrow R. Thompson (1919-1942)

Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 3460 tons

Length: 390 feet 6 inches

Beam: 40 feet 10 inches

Draft: 14 feet 4 in

Range: 4 500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sold incomplete for scrapping 29 August 1955