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Displacement 2597 Tons (Full)

Dimensions, 381' (oa) x 37' x 13' (Max)

Launched July 17 1936 and commissioned December 5 1936.

Reclassified AG-126 September 17 1945.

Decommissioned June 24 1946 at Kings Point, NY.

Stricken August 15 1949.

Fate: Sold September 22 1949 sold to H. H. Buncher Co., Pittsburgh, PA and broken up for scrap.

Armament 8 x 5"/38AA (4x2), 8 x 1.1" AA (2x4), 8 x 21" tt.(2x4).

Machinery, 50,000 SHP; Geared Turbines, 2 screws.

Speed, 37 Knots.

Range 6500 NM@ 12 Knots.

Crew 194.

Assigned to convoy escort duty in the South Atlantic, DD 358 McDougal steamed for Capetown, South Africa, from the Caribbean early in December 43. While battling heavy seas off Cape of Good Hope, she received news of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. She returned to Trinidad 30 December; thence, she departed for patrol duty off the South American coast 18 January 1942. During the next several months she carried out patrol and escort duty between Brazilian and Caribbean ports; and, following overhaul at Charleston during July and August, she cruised via Caribbean ports to the Panama Canal where she arrived 31 August.

USS McDougal alongside HMS Prince of Wales, to transfer President Franklin D. Roosevelt to the British battleship for the Atlantic Charter meeting with Prime Minister Winston Churchil

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