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U.S.S. EATON

(DD-510)

FIGHING FIVE AND DIME

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DD-510 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1942 - Keel Date: 17 MAR 1942
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
SEP 1942 - Launch Date: 20 SEP 1942
DEC 1942 - Commissioned: 4 DEC 1942
DEC 1942 - DEC 1945 World War II South Pacific War Zone
JAN 1946 - JAN 1946 De Commissioned;Reserve Atlantic Fleet Charleston SC
DEC 1951 - DEC 1951 Re Commissioning as DDE510 at Boston Massachusetts
JAN 1954 - JAN 1954 Northern Europe/Mediterranean Cruise
JUN 1957 - SEP 1957 Middle East Cruise
JAN 1961 - JAN 1961 cuban bay of pigs
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
NOV 1963 - MAY 1964 Mediterranean
MAY 1965 - MAR 1967 Guantanamo Bay
APR 1967 - NOV 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1967 - AUG 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1968 - MAR 1968 Towing of us spy ship out of Havana harbor

DD-510 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: William Eaton

Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 6500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sunk as target off Florida 27 March 1970