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U.S.S. FRED T. BERRY

(DD-858)

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DD-858 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUL 1944 - Keel Date: 16 JUL 1944
at Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation San Pedro CA
JAN 1945 - Launch Date: 28 JAN 1945
MAY 1945 - Commissioned: 12 MAY 1945
MAR 1950 - MAR 1951 Circumnavigation
JUL 1950 - FEB 1952 Mediterranean
JAN 1957 - Shellback Initiation - 26 JAN 1957 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN 1957 - Shellback Initiation - 28 JAN 1957 - Atlantic Ocean
APR 1960 - MAY 1960 Cuban Missle Blockade
SEP 1962 - APR 1963 Mediterranean
JAN 1965 - JAN 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1966 - JAN 1967 West Pac
JAN 1966 - AUG 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 9 JUL 1966 - Indian Ocean
JUL 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 9 JUL 1966 - Indian Ocean
APR 1967 - OCT 1967 Mediterranean

DD-858 General Specifications

Class: Gearing-class destroyer

Named for: Fred T. Berry

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:Scuttled as an artificial reef 14 May 1972