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U.S.S. FRANK E. EVANS

(DD-754)

FIGHTING FRANK

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DD-754 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1944 - Keel Date: 21 APR 1944
at Bethlehem Steel Staten Island
OCT 1944 - Launch Date: 3 OCT 1944
FEB 1945 - Commissioned: 3 FEB 1945
SEP 1955 - MAY 1956 West Pac
JAN 1956 - JUL 1957 West Pac
NOV 1956 - Shellback Initiation - 11 NOV 1956 - Pacific Ocean
MAY 1966 - DEC 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1969 - Collision with HMAS MELBOURNE - 3 JUN 69 - 74 Lost at Sea

DD-754 General Specifications

Class: Allen M. Sumner class destroyer

Named for: Brigadier General Frank Evans

Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2200 tons

Length: 376.5 feet

Beam: 41.1 feet

Flank Speed: 36 Knots

Range: 3 300 miles

Final Disposition:Bow lost in collision with Australian carrier Melbourne. S