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U.S.S. UHLMANN

(DD-687)

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DD-687 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR 1943 - Keel Date: 6 MAR 1943
at Bethlehem Fairfield Shipyard
JUL 1943 - Launch Date: 30 JUL 1943
NOV 1943 - Commissioned: 22 NOV 1943
JUL 1950 - Shellback Initiation - 4 JUL 1950 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1957 - Shellback Initiation - 3 MAR 1957 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1962 - JUN 1962 West Pac
JAN 1965 - JAN 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1966 - JAN 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - SEP 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 13 AUG 1968 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1969 - JAN 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam

DD-687 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher class destroyer

Named for: Robert W. Uhlmann

Complement: 329 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 5 inches

Beam: 39 feet 7 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Final Disposition: Sold 21 March 1974 scrapped