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U.S.S. EVERSOLE

(DD-789)

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DD-789 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB1945-Keel Date: 28 FEB 1945
at Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle WA
JAN1946-Launch Date: 8 JAN 1946
MAY1946-Commissioned: 10 MAY 1946
OCT1946-JUN1947West Pac
JAN1949-NOV1952Inchon Landing
MAR1954-SEP1954West Pac
MAY1960-JUN1962Far east Cruise 1960 - 1962
JAN1962-JAN1966West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1964-AUG1964West Pac
JUN1964-NOV1964West Pac
JAN1965-NOV1966West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1965-MAR1966West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL1965-MAR1966West Pac
AUG1965-MAR1966West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1965-MAR1966West Pac
AUG1966-AUG1967West Pac
NOV1966-MAY1967West Pac
APR1968-NOV1968West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1968-NOV1968West Pac
APR1968-NOV1968West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP1969-APR1970West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1969-MAY1970West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1969-APR1970West Pac
OCT1969-APR1970West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1970-Shellback Initiation - 10 AUG 1970 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1971-JUL1971West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1971-Shellback Initiation - 12 APR 1971 - Pacific Ocean
APR1972-NOV1972Westpac Vietnam mission linebacker support troops on the ground
APR1972-NOV1972West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL1973-Decommisioned - 11 JUL 1973

DD-789 General Specifications

Class: Gearing-class destroyer

Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 3460 tons

Length: 390 feet 6 inches

Beam: 40 feet 10 inches

Draft: 14 feet 4 in

Range: 4 500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Transferred to Turkey 11 July 1973