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U.S.S. FISKE

(DD-842)

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DD-842 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR1945-Keel Date: 9 APR 1945
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
SEP1945-Launch Date: 8 SEP 1945
NOV1945-Commissioned: 28 NOV 1945
JAN1951-AUG1951Circumnavigation
JAN1951-JUL1951Korean war
JAN1951-AUG1951Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN1951-AUG1951Panama Canal
JUN1951-Shellback Initiation - 27 JUN 1951 - Pacific Ocean
APR1952-APR1952Decommisioning
NOV1952-NOV1952Recommisioning
AUG1959-FEB1960Mediterranean
FEB1961-JUL1961Mediterranean
OCT1962-OCT1962Cuban Missle Blockade
FEB1963-JUL1963Mediterranean
JAN1965-JAN1966West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1966-Shellback Initiation - 17 FEB 1966 - Indian Ocean
JUN1966-JUN1966West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY1967-SEP1967Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP1968-FEB1969Mediterranean
APR1970-OCT1970North Atlantic
MAY1970-OCT1970North Atlantic
AUG1971-AUG1971polaris missle launch off cape canaveral
JAN1973-JUL1973Middle East
JAN1973-Shellback Initiation - 28 JAN 1973 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL1973-Shellback Initiation - 7 JUL 1973 - Indian Ocean
JAN1974-DEC19741974 med cruise
JUN1975-AUG1975Mediterranean

DD-842 General Specifications

Class: Gearing-class destroyer

Named for: Bradley A. Fiske

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 Turkey 5 June 1980