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DDG-1 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP1944-Keel Date: 7 SEP 1944
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company Kearny New J
APR1945-Launch Date: 15 APR 1945
JUL1945-Commissioned: 2 JUL 1945
JAN1958-NOV1958Guantanamo Bay
JAN1964-JAN1968Guantanamo Bay

DDG-1 General Specifications

Class: Gearing-class destroyer

Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2425 tons

Length: 390 feet 6 inches

Beam: 41 feet 4 inches

Draft: 14 feet 6 in

Final Disposition: Sunk as a target 11 June 1970