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U.S.S. DE HAVEN

(DD-727)

MARE LIBRUM

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DD-727 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1943-Keel Date: 9 AUG 1943
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
JAN1944-Launch Date: 9 JAN 1944
MAR1944-Commissioned: 31 MAR 1944
JAN1952-JAN1958Antarctic Circle
MAY1958-AUG1958Operation Hardtack Nuclear Tests - Enewetok
AUG1958-OCT1958Formosa Patrol - Matsua-Quemoy
JUL1959-NOV1959West Pac
OCT1960-OCT1961Navy’s FRAM II modernization
JAN1963-APR1967West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1964-Shellback Initiation - 28 APR 1964 - Pacific Ocean
MAY1964-MAR1967West Pac
JUN1966-AUG1968Navy Unit Commendation
JUN1966-AUG1968West Pac
APR1968-MAY1968West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1968-APR1968WESPAC-VIETNAM ANCHORED DANANG HARBOR
APR1968-JUL1968Vietnam Service Medal
APR1968-APR1968Crossed the Equator (00° 00' N/S 105° 22' E)
APR1968-Shellback Initiation - 9 APR 1968 - Pacific Ocean
MAY1968-MAY1968West Pac - Piraz Station Tonkin Gulf Viet Nam
JUN1968-JUL1968West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1968-AUG1968Crossed the Equator (00° 00' S 146° 35' E)
AUG1968-AUG1968Crossed the International Date Line (28° 53' N/S 180° 00' E/W)
NOV1970-APR1971West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1970-APR1971West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1970-APR1971West Pac
DEC1973-DEC1973Renamed ROKN Inchon DD-98 SOUTH KOREA
DEC1973-DEC1973Decommisioning
JAN1978-JAN1978Changed hull number from DD-98 to DD-918
DEC1994-DEC1994Stricken and broken up for scrap

DD-727 General Specifications

Class: Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer

Named for: Edwin De Haven

Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2200 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 40 feet

Flank Speed: 34 knots

Range: 6500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:To South Korea 5 December 1973