Farragut file photo [3860]


CountryUnited States
Ship ClassFarragut-class Destroyer
BuilderBethlehem Fore River Shipyard
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
Armament5x5in dual purpose guns, 8x21in torpedo tubes


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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 AylwinUSS Farragut underway, 14 Sep 1936

Farragut Operational Timeline

18 Jun 1934 Farragut was commissioned into service.
16 Dec 1942 Battleships USS Washington, USS North Carolina, and USS Indiana escorted by destroyers USS Nicholas, USS Farragut, and USS Clarke departed Nouméa, New Caledonia on a patrol cruise around the Coral Sea.
23 Dec 1942 Battleships USS Washington, USS North Carolina, and USS Indiana escorted by destroyers USS Nicholas, USS Farragut, and USS Clarke, joined by USS Fanning and Maury, returned to Nouméa, New Caledonia.
23 Oct 1945 Farragut was decommissioned from service.

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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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