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USS NEW

(DD-818)

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DD-818 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1945 Keel Date: 14 APR 1945
at Consolidated Steel Corporation Orange TX
AUG 1945 Launch Date: 18 AUG 1945
APR 1946 Commissioned: 5 APR 1946
MAR 1961 - SEP 1961 Solant Amity ll
MAR 1961 - SEP 1961 SOLANT AMITY II
MAY 1961 - Shellback Initiation - 8 MAY 1961 - Atlantic Ocean
MAY 1961 - Shellback Initiation - 8 MAY 1961 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
MAY 1965 - Shellback Initiation - 5 MAY 1965 - Indian Ocean
JUN 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 21 JUN 1966 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 21 JUN 1966 - Indian Ocean
JUN 1967 - JAN 1968 West Pac - Viet Nam
JUN 1968 - JUL 1968 Gunship Duty for Intelligence vessel off coast of Havana 6 wks
JUL 1968 - JUL 1968 Search for USS Scorpion (SSN-589)
NOV 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 9 NOV 1968 - Atlantic Ocean
NOV 1968 - MAY 1969 Middle East Cruise
NOV 1968 - MAY 1969 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUL 1969 - JUL 1969 Atlantic abort recovery ship for Apollo 11 moon launch
JAN 1971 - JUL 1971 Mediterranean
AUG 1972 - DEC 1972 North Atlantic
MAY 1973 - NOV 1973 Mediterranean-North Atlantic
MAR 1975 - OCT 1975 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR 1975 - SEP 1975 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC 1975 - Shellback Initiation - 15 DEC 1975 - Atlantic Ocean

DD-818 General Specifications

Class: Gearing-class destroyer

Named for: John D. New

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 South Korea 23 February 1977