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U.S.S. ROOKS

(DD-804)


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DD-804 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1943-Keel Date: 27 OCT 1943
at Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle WA
JUN1944-Launch Date: 6 JUN 1944
SEP1944-Commissioned: 2 SEP 1944
SEP1952-FEB1953West Pac - Circumnavigation
APR1956-SEP1956Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN1959-APR1959Caribbean
JUN1959-DEC1959Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
SEP1960-DEC1960Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
SEP1960-DEC1960Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
JUL1962-Decommissioned: 26 JUL 1962

DD-804 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Albert H. Rooks

Complement: 319 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 5 inches

Beam: 39 feet 7 inches

Flank Speed: 37 knots

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to Chile 26 July 1962