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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
AUG 1943 - Keel Date: 1 AUG 1943
at Bethlehem Steel San Pedro
FEB 1944 - Launch Date: 6 FEB 1944
JUL 1944 - Commissioned: 23 JUL 1944
NOV 1944 - OCT 1945 West Pac
JUL 1946 - AUG 1946 Operation Crossroads-Bikini Atoll BAKER Bomb Test
JUN 1947 - JUN 1947 Decommisioning
DEC 1950 - DEC 1950 Recommisioning
JAN 1952 - AUG 1952 West Pac
FEB 1954 - AUG 1954 West Pac
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
MAR 1965 - AUG 1965 Mediterranean
MAR 1966 - AUG 1966 Mediterranean
APR 1968 - JAN 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL 1969 - JUL 1969 Gun turret explosion
OCT 1973 - OCT 1973 Decommisioning
OCT 1973 - OCT 1973 Sold to Brazil
FEB 1996 - FEB 1996 Brazil Decommissioned Espirito Santo D38 (ex DD-770)
JAN 1999 - JAN 1999 Espirito 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