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U.S.S. SARSFIELD

(DD-837)

VIOLENS ET VALENS

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DD-837 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1942-JAN1945Middle Pacific
JAN1945-Keel Date: 15 JAN 1945
MAY1945-Launch Date: 27 MAY 1945
JUL1945-Commissioned: 31 JUL 1945
SEP1953-OCT1954New London Conn
JUL1967-SEP1967Mediterranean
JUL1968-JAN1969Mediterranean - Indian Ocean
JUL1968-Shellback Initiation - 11 JUL 1968 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN1969-DEC1969UNITAS
AUG1969- Shellback Initiation - 17 AUG 1969 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1969-Shellback Initiation - 17 AUG 1969 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1971-Shellback Initiation - 24 JAN 1971 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN1971-JUN1971West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN1971- Shellback Initiation - 24 JAN 1971 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN1971-MAR1975West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC1971-JUN1972West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1972-OCT1972West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1972-OCT1972West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1972-OCT1972West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1972-OCT1972West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1972-NOV1972West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1973-DEC1973North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
SEP1974-SEP1974Collision with the USNS Savannah
SEP1974-OCT1974North Atlantic
FEB1975-FEB1975Caribbean
MAY1975-MAY1975Operation Solid Shield North Carolina
JUL1975-JAN1976Mediterranean
NOV1975-DEC1975Black Sea during the Med. Cruise
OCT1976-APR1977Mediterranean

DD-837 General Specifications

Class: Gearing-class destroyer

Named for: Eugene S. Sarsfield

Complement: 367 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 3460 tons

Length: 390 feet 6 inches

Beam: 40 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 36 Knots

Range: 4 500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Transferred to Republic of China 1 October 1977