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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
FEB 1945 - Keel Date: 28 FEB 1945
at Todd Pacific Shipyards Seattle WA
JAN 1946 - Launch Date: 8 JAN 1946
MAY 1946 - Commissioned: 10 MAY 1946
JAN 1949 - NOV 1952 Inchon Landing
MAR 1954 - SEP 1954 West Pac
MAY 1960 - JUN 1962 Far east Cruise 1960 - 1962
JAN 1962 - JAN 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB 1964 - AUG 1964 West Pac
JAN 1965 - NOV 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1965 - MAR 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL 1965 - MAR 1966 West Pac
AUG 1965 - MAR 1966 West Pac
AUG 1965 - MAR 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1966 - AUG 1967 West Pac
NOV 1966 - MAY 1967 West Pac
APR 1968 - NOV 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1968 - NOV 1968 West Pac
SEP 1969 - APR 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1969 - MAY 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1969 - APR 1970 West Pac
AUG 1970 - Shellback Initiation - 10 AUG 1970 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1971 - JUL 1971 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 12 APR 1971 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1972 - NOV 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1972 - NOV 1972 Westpac Vietnam mission linebacker support troops on the ground
JUL 1973 - 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