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U.S.S. MCCAFFERY

(DD-860)

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DD-860 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1944-Keel Date: 1 OCT 1944
APR1945-Launch Date: 12 APR 1945
JUL1945-JUL1945Commisioning
JUL1945-Commissioned: 26 JUL 1945
JAN1947-APR1949Tsing Tao China-Okinawa-Hong Kong-Sasebo-Yokosuka-Pusan Korea
JAN1947-APR1949Waikiki Honolulu- Keelung Formosa
JAN1948-APR1949Wonsan Korea-Subic Bay Philippine Islands-Yokosuka
JUL1950-MAR1951World Cruise
JAN1957-Shellback Initiation - 28 JAN 1957 - Pacific Ocean
MAY1962-OCT1962Mediterranean
MAY1962-OCT1962Mediterranian - Red Sea - Persian Gulf
OCT1962-OCT1962Cuban Missle Blockade
JUN1963-DEC1963Mediterranean
JUL1963-DEC1963Mediterranean
JUN1964-JUL1964Northern Europe Midshipman Cruise Germany - Sweden - Holland
OCT1965-MAR1966Meditteranean - Red Sea - Persian Gulf
JAN1967-SEP1967West Pac
FEB1967-SEP1967DD 860
FEB1967-SEP1967West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1967-MAR1967Entered the Realm of the Golden Dragon
SEP1967-Shellback Initiation - 5 SEP 1967 - Pacific Ocean
APR1968-JUN1968Mediterranean-West Africa
JUN1969-DEC1969North Atlantic
MAR1971-AUG1971Guantonamo/ORI & Mid east/east & west Africa / Pursian Gulf &Pak
APR1971-SEP1971West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUL1971-Shellback Initiation - 1 JUL 1971 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL1971-Shellback Initiation - 7 JUL 1971 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT1972-FEB1973West Pac
OCT1972-JUL1973West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1972-NOV1972Domain of the Golden Dragon
NOV1972-NOV1972Panama Canal
NOV1972-Shellback Initiation - 11 NOV 1972 - Pacific Ocean

DD-860 General Specifications

Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 3460 tons

Length: 390 feet 6 inches

Beam: 40 feet 10 inches

Draft: 14 feet 4 in

Flank Speed: 36 Knots

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap 11 June 1974