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The USS Bennion (DD-662) was a Fletcher-class destroyer that served under the United States Navy during World War II.The ship was named after Mervyn S. Bennion, an American captain killed during the Attack on Pearl Harbor.[1]

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As a Fletcher-class destroyer, the USS Bennion was armed with five 5"/38 caliber guns, ten 21 inch torpedo tubes, and six depth charge projectors for ship defense as well as four 40 mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns and four 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns for defense against aircraft.

References

  1. http://www.history.navy.mil/research/histories/ship-histories/danfs/b/bennion-i.html

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