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U.S.S. BUCK

(DD-761)

BUCKANEERS

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DD-761 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1944-Keel Date: 1 FEB 1944
at Bethlehem Steel San Francisco
MAR1945-Launch Date: 11 MAR 1945
JUN1946-Commissioned: 28 JUN 1946
JAN1951-JUN1951West Pac-Indian Ocean
DEC1951-JAN1953West Pac
JUN1955-DEC1955West Pac
JAN1960-DEC1963West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1965-JUL1965West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY1966-DEC1966West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1967-NOV1967West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1967-NOV1968West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1967-NOV1967West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1967-Shellback Initiation - 21 MAR 1967 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1968-NOV1968West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1968- Shellback Initiation - 21 MAR 1968 - Pacific Ocean
MAR1968-Shellback Initiation - 21 MAR 1968 - Pacific Ocean
MAR1968- Shellback Initiation - 21 MAR 1968 - Pacific Ocean
APR1969-SEP1969West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1969-OCT1969West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1969-SEP1969West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1970-DEC1970West Pac
APR1970-MAY1971West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1971-JAN1972West Pac

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