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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
MAR1943-Keel Date: 6 MAR 1943
at Bethlehem Fairfield Shipyard
JUL1943-Launch Date: 30 JUL 1943
NOV1943-Commissioned: 22 NOV 1943
JUL1950-Shellback Initiation - 4 JUL 1950 - Pacific Ocean
MAR1957- Shellback Initiation - 3 MAR 1957 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1962-JUN1962West Pac
JAN1965-JUL1965West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1965-JAN1967West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1966-JAN1967West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1968-SEP1968West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1968-Shellback Initiation - 13 AUG 1968 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1969-JAN1970West 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