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DD-726 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL1943-Keel Date: 26 JUL 1943
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
DEC1943-Launch Date: 21 DEC 1943
MAR1944-Commissioned: 14 MAR 1944

DD-726 General Specifications

Class: Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer

Named for: Jonathan Meredith

Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2200 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 40 feet

Flank Speed: 34 knots

Range: 6500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sunk 9 June 1944 Sold and Scrapped 5 August 1960