UNDERWAY! 2019 Wall Calendar AVAILABLE - CLICK HERE
AB AC AD AE AG AK AM AO AQ AS AT AW AX AZ BM BT BU
CE CM CS CT DC DK DM DP DS DT EA EM EN EO ET EW
FC FT GM GS (53-61) GS (78-Now) HM HT IC IM IS IT JO LI LN LS
MA (48-67) MA (72-Now) ME ML MM MN MR MS MT MU NAVY NC ND OM OS OT
PC PH PM PN PR QM RD (WW2) RD (48-72) RM SD SF SH SK SM
SO ST SV SW TM UT WT YN NAVY DIVER


U.S.S. MCGOWAN

(DD-678)

RECUERDOS VIEJOS TIEMPOS

Click to view crew list
 

DD-678 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DD-678 Shellback Initiation Add a DD-678 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN 1943 - Keel Date: 30 JUN 1943
at Federal Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co. Kearny N.J.
NOV 1943 - Launch Date: 14 NOV 1943
DEC 1943 - Commissioned: 20 DEC 1943
JAN 1951 - JAN 1954 Panama Canal
JAN 1953 - JAN 1954 Guantanamo Bay
FEB 1953 - Shellback Initiation - 20 FEB 1953 - Pacific Ocean
MAY 1954 - AUG 1954 European Cruise
AUG 1954 - Shellback Initiation - 15 AUG 1954 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1955 - MAR 1955 Guantanamo Bay
MAY 1955 - AUG 1955 North Atlantic
MAY 1956 - AUG 1956 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY 1957 - SEP 1957 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV 1960 - Decommissioned: 30 NOV 1960

DD-678 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Samuel McGowan

Complement: 319 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet 8 inches

Flank Speed: 38 knots

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to Spain 1 December 1960