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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
JAN 1942 - JAN 1945 Middle Pacific
JAN 1945 - Keel Date: 15 JAN 1945
MAY 1945 - Launch Date: 27 MAY 1945
JUL 1945 - Commissioned: 31 JUL 1945
SEP 1953 - OCT 1954 New London Conn
JUL 1967 - SEP 1967 Mediterranean
JUL 1968 - JAN 1969 Mediterranean - Indian Ocean
JUL 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 11 JUL 1968 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN 1969 - DEC 1969 UNITAS
AUG 1969 - Shellback Initiation - 17 AUG 1969 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 24 JAN 1971 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN 1971 - JUN 1971 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 24 JAN 1971 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN 1971 - MAR 1975 West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC 1971 - JUN 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1972 - OCT 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1972 - OCT 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1972 - OCT 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1973 - DEC 1973 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
SEP 1974 - OCT 1974 North Atlantic
SEP 1974 - SEP 1974 Collision with the USNS Savannah
FEB 1975 - FEB 1975 Caribbean
MAY 1975 - MAY 1975 Operation Solid Shield North Carolina
JUL 1975 - JAN 1976 Mediterranean
NOV 1975 - DEC 1975 Black Sea during the Med. Cruise
OCT 1976 - APR 1977 Mediterranean

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