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U.S.S. FISKE

(DD-842)

WATCH DOG OF THE FLEET

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DD-842 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1945 - Keel Date: 9 APR 1945
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
SEP 1945 - Launch Date: 8 SEP 1945
NOV 1945 - Commissioned: 28 NOV 1945
JAN 1951 - AUG 1951 Panama Canal
JAN 1951 - AUG 1951 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN 1951 - JUL 1951 Korean war
JAN 1951 - AUG 1951 Circumnavigation
JUN 1951 - Shellback Initiation - 27 JUN 1951 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1952 - APR 1952 Decommisioning
NOV 1952 - NOV 1952 Recommisioning
AUG 1959 - FEB 1960 Mediterranean
FEB 1961 - JUL 1961 Mediterranean
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
FEB 1963 - JUL 1963 Mediterranean
JAN 1965 - JAN 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 17 FEB 1966 - Indian Ocean
MAY 1967 - SEP 1967 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP 1968 - FEB 1969 Mediterranean
APR 1970 - OCT 1970 North Atlantic
MAY 1970 - OCT 1970 North Atlantic
AUG 1971 - AUG 1971 polaris missle launch off cape canaveral
JAN 1973 - Shellback Initiation - 28 JAN 1973 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN 1973 - JUL 1973 Middle East
JUL 1973 - Shellback Initiation - 7 JUL 1973 - Indian Ocean
JAN 1974 - DEC 1974 1974 med cruise
JUN 1975 - AUG 1975 Mediterranean

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