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U.S. NAVY 4th FLEET IN RECIFE - 162 SHIPS

81)DD 429 LIVERMORE



Photo. www.navsource.org  By Robert Hurst


CLASS - GLEAVES


Displacement: 2395 Tons (Full)


Launched August 3 1940 and commissioned October 7 1940.


Decommissioned January 24 1947.


Stricken July 19 1956.


Fate: Sold March 3 1961 to Potomac Shipwrecking Co., Pope's Creek, MD and broken up for scrap in August 1961.


Dimensions, 348' 4"(oa) x 36' 1" x 13' 2" (Max)


Armament 4 x 5"/38AA, 6 x 0.5" MG, 10 x 21" tt.(2x5).


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


Speed, 35 Knots.


Range 6500 NM@ 12 Knots.


Crew 208.


The year 1943 began to DD 429 LIVERMORE on patrol duty off Recife, Brazil, and concluded with a series of five voyages from 14 April to 17 January 1944 between New York and Casablanca French Morocco.



Photo. www.navsource.org. By Darryl Baker. date and location unknown.


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