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U.S.S. LIDDLE

(APD-60)

GALLOPING GHOST OF THE EAST COAST

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APD-60 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1943-Keel Date: 8 JUN 1943
at Charleston Navy Yard N. Charleston SC
AUG1943-Launch Date: 9 AUG 1943
DEC1943-Commissioned: 6 DEC 1943
JAN1944-JAN1948Middle Pacific
JUN1946-Decommissioned: 18 JUN 1946
JAN1953-JAN1954Mediterranean
JAN1961-AUG1961Caribbean
JAN1961-JAN1963Cuban Missle Blockade
OCT1961-NOV1961Cuban Missle Blockade
OCT1962-NOV1962Cuban Missle Blockade
JAN1963-JAN1965Caribbean
JAN1964-FEB1964Panama Canal
FEB1964-Shellback Initiation - 12 FEB 1964 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT1964-NOV1964North Atlantic
APR1965-MAY1965Dominican republ
JAN1966-JAN1966Guantanamo Bay
MAR1967-MAR1967Decommisioning

APD-60 General Specifications

Class: Buckley-class destroyer escort

Named for: William P. Liddle

Complement: 15 Officers and 198 Enlisted

Displacement: 1400 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 37 feet

Flank Speed: 23 knots

Range: 3 700 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 25 June 1967