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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

Add a DD-788 Shellback Initiation Add a DD-788 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1945 - Keel Date: 18 JAN 1945
at Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle WA
OCT 1945 - Launch Date: 9 OCT 1945
MAR 1946 - Commissioned: 29 MAR 1946
JAN 1951 - JUN 1951 West Pac
SEP 1956 - Shellback Initiation - 3 SEP 1956 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1961 - DEC 1961 FRAM Overhaul
JUN 1962 - DEC 1962 West Pac
JUN 1964 - JAN 1965 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1965 - JAN 1966 dd788 under fire
SEP 1965 - JAN 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1966 - JAN 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1966 - AUG 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL 1966 - AUG 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1966 - MAY 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 20 JUL 1968 - Pacific Ocean
JUL 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 20 JUL 1968 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1969 - APR 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB 1970 - MAR 1970 Naval gunfire support operations@ NINH THUAN &BINH DINH VIETNAM
FEB 1970 - FEB 1970 HOLLISTER WAS @ ANCHOR IN VUNG QUI NAHON HARBOR VIETNAM
FEB 1970 - FEB 1970 Hollister DD-788 was anchored @
JAN 1972 - DEC 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL 1972 - FEB 1973 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1972 - SEP 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1972 - Shellback Initiation - 13 OCT 1972 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1973 - OCT 1973 Escorted 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