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Farragut

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassFarragut-class Destroyer
Builder NameBethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Laid Down20 Sep 1932
Launched15 Mar 1934
Commissioned18 Jun 1934
Decommissioned23 Oct 1945
Displacement1,365 tons standard
Length341 feet
Beam34 feet
Draft16 feet
Speed37 knots
Crew160
Armament5x5in dual purpose guns, 8x21in torpedo tubes

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Farragut Operational Timeline

18 Jun 1934 Farragut was commissioned into service.
23 Oct 1945 Farragut was decommissioned from service.

Photographs

Farragut in harbor, circa 1935US Navy Destroyer Squadron 20 laying a smoke screen off San Diego, California, United States, 14 Sep 1936; note destroyers Farragut, Dewey, Hull, Macdonough, Worden, Dale, Monaghan, and Aylwin
See all 3 photographs of Destroyer Farragut



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1. Anonymous says:
7 Mar 2019 07:17:26 PM

I have the battleship flag that was at pearl harbor and other battles,my dad won it in a raffle after it was shot down

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Event(s) Participated:
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Document(s):
» US Navy Report of Japanese Raid on Pearl Harbor, Enclosure E, USS Farragut

Destroyer Farragut Photo Gallery
Farragut in harbor, circa 1935US Navy Destroyer Squadron 20 laying a smoke screen off San Diego, California, United States, 14 Sep 1936; note destroyers Farragut, Dewey, Hull, Macdonough, Worden, Dale, Monaghan, and Aylwin
See all 3 photographs of Destroyer Farragut


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