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U.S.S. HOLLISTER

(DD-788)

IT IS FROM HELL WE RETURNED
AND FROM HEAVEN ARE WATCHED...

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DD-788 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1945-Keel Date: 18 JAN 1945
at Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle WA
OCT1945-Launch Date: 9 OCT 1945
MAR1946-Commissioned: 29 MAR 1946
JAN1951-JUN1951West Pac
SEP1956-Shellback Initiation - 3 SEP 1956 - Pacific Ocean
MAR1961-DEC1961FRAM Overhaul
JUN1962-DEC1962West Pac
JUN1964-JAN1965West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP1965-JAN1966West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP1965-JAN1966dd788 under fire
JAN1966-JAN1969West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1966-AUG1966West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL1966-AUG1968West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP1966-MAY1968West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL1968-Shellback Initiation - 20 JUL 1968 - Pacific Ocean
JUL1968- Shellback Initiation - 20 JUL 1968 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1969-APR1970West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1970-MAR1970Naval gunfire support operations@ NINH THUAN &BINH DINH VIETNAM
FEB1970-FEB1970Hollister DD-788 was anchored @
FEB1970-FEB1970HOLLISTER WAS @ ANCHOR IN VUNG QUI NAHON HARBOR VIETNAM
JAN1972-JAN1973West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1972-DEC1972West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL1972-FEB1973West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1972-SEP1972West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1972-Shellback Initiation - 13 OCT 1972 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1973-OCT1973Escorted HMS Jupiter (With Prince Charles) from Hawaii to L.B.

DD-788 General Specifications

Class: Gearing-class destroyer

Named for: the Hollister brothers

Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 3460 tons

Length: 390 feet 6 inches

Beam: 40 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 4 500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to Taiwan 3 March 1983