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Name: U. S. S. Robinson
Navy Designation:  DD562
Type: Destroyer
Class: Fletcher (DD 445)
Builder: Seattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Company, Seattle, Washington
Dimensions: 376’ 5" length over all
39’ 7" maximum beam
21" frame spacing (210 frames)
13’ 9" design draft
17’ 9" maximum draft
Displacement 2050 tons - standard (1943)
2800 tons - trial load (1943)
2940 tons - full load (1943)
26 tons per inch immersion
Shaft Horsepower 60,000 maximum
Top Speed 35 knots
Armament: (5) 5"-38 guns,
(2) Mark 14/15 torpedo launchers,
(2) depth charge racks,
various K-guns, 20mm & 40mm AA guns
Crew Complement: 309 enlisted, 16 officers, 4 flag staff
Keel Laid: 12 August 1942
Launched: 28 August 1943 -
Christened by Mrs. Howard M. Sayers
Commissioned:
    WW2 Stats:
31 January 1944 - Seattle, Washington
Steamed 188,640 nm at an
   average speed of 14.2 knots;
Consumed 7,033,320 gal. fuel oil,
   costing $210,099
Decommissioned: 12 June 1946 - Charleston, South Carolina
Recommissioned:
    ‘53-’54 World
    Cruise Stats
3 August 1951 - Charleston, South Carolina
Steamed 51,573 nm
Consumed 2,555,519 gal. fuel oil
Redecommissioned: June 1964 - Norfolk, Virginia
Off Listed: 1 December 1974 -
Removed from U. S. Navy Registry
Death and Burial: 13 April 1982 - Sunk as target;
   Operation Redex 82
   Lat. 21 21’ N, Long. 62 15’ W,
   3200 fathom depth;
   310 nm NE of San Juan, Puerto Rico