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U.S.S. LOWRY

(DD-770)

THE LUCKY LOWRY

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DD-770 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1943-Keel Date: 1 AUG 1943
at Bethlehem Steel San Pedro
FEB1944-Launch Date: 6 FEB 1944
JUL1944-Commissioned: 23 JUL 1944
NOV1944-OCT1945West Pac
JUL1946-AUG1946Operation Crossroads-Bikini Atoll BAKER Bomb Test
JUN1947-JUN1947Decommisioning
DEC1950-DEC1950Recommisioning
JAN1952-AUG1952West Pac
FEB1954-AUG1954West Pac
OCT1962-OCT1962Cuban Missle Blockade
MAR1965-AUG1965Mediterranean
MAR1966-AUG1966Mediterranean
APR1968-JAN1969West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL1969-JUL1969Gun turret explosion
OCT1973-OCT1973Decommisioning
OCT1973-OCT1973Sold to Brazil
FEB1996-FEB1996Brazil Decommissioned Espirito Santo D38 (ex DD-770)
JAN1999-JAN1999Espirito Santo D38 (ex DD-770) sunk as target vessel

DD-770 General Specifications

Class: Allen M. Sumner class destroyer

Named for: Reigart Bolivar Lowry

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 October 1996