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U.S.S. CHARLES H. ROAN

(DD-853)

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DD-853 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR 1945 - Keel Date: 2 APR 1945
MAR 1946 - Launch Date: 15 MAR 1946
SEP 1946 - Commissioned: 12 SEP 1946
JAN 1955 - Shellback Initiation - 27 JAN 1955 - Indian Ocean
APR 1960 - SEP 1960 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
JUN 1964 - AUG 1964 Mediterranean
APR 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 9 APR 1966 - Indian Ocean
JAN 1967 - MAY 1967 Mediterranean
MAR 1967 - AUG 1967 Mediterranean
JAN 1969 - JAN 1971 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
APR 1972 - OCT 1972 Around the World
APR 1972 - OCT 1972 Circumnavigation
SEP 1972 - SEP 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam

DD-853 General Specifications

Named for: Charles H. Roan

Complement: 367 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2425 tons

Length: 390.5 feet

Beam: 41.1 feet

Draft: 18.5 feet

Final Disposition: Transferred to Turkey 1973