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USS BUCK

(DD-761)

Buckaneers

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DD-761 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1944 Keel Date: 1 FEB 1944
at Bethlehem Steel San Francisco
MAR 1945 Launch Date: 11 MAR 1945
JUN 1946 Commissioned: 28 JUN 1946
JAN 1951 - JUN 1951 West Pac-Indian Ocean
JAN 1960 - DEC 1963 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1966 - DEC 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1967 - NOV 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1967 - Shellback Initiation - 21 MAR 1967 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 21 MAR 1968 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1969 - OCT 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB 1970 - DEC 1970 West Pac
APR 1970 - MAY 1971 West Pac-Viet Nam

DD-761 General Specifications

Class: Allen M. Sumner class destroyer

Named for: James Buck

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:Scrapped