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U.S.S. EVERETT F. LARSON

(DD-830)

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DD-830 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DD-830 Shellback Initiation Add a DD-830 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1941 - DEC 1952 Guantanamo Bay
SEP 1944 - Keel Date: 4 SEP 1944
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
JAN 1945 - Launch Date: 28 JAN 1945
APR 1945 - Commissioned: 6 APR 1945
JAN 1951 - MAY 1951 Mediterranean
JUN 1951 - Shellback Initiation - 1 JUN 1951 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1953 - DEC 1954 Dry Dock
SEP 1960 - MAY 1961 West Pac
OCT 1961 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
OCT 1963 - MAR 1964 West Pac
NOV 1963 - DEC 1963 22 November 1963 FULL NATIONAL SECRUITY ALERT
JAN 1964 - SEP 1965 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1964 - JAN 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1965 - SEP 1965 West Pac
APR 1965 - OCT 1965 West Pac
AUG 1967 - APR 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1968 - JAN 1973 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1968 - NOV 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1969 - OCT 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1969 - NOV 1969 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1969 - JUL 1969 West Pac
MAY 1969 - MAR 1970 West Pac
JAN 1971 - JUL 1971 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1972 - AUG 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam

DD-830 General Specifications

Class: Gearing-class destroyer

Named for: Private First Class Everett F. Larson )1920-1942)

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 30 October 1972