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U.S.S. CHARLES R. WARE

(DD-865)

GUARDIAN OF THE SEA

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DD-865 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1944 - Keel Date: 1 NOV 1944
APR 1945 - Launch Date: 12 APR 1945
JUL 1945 - Commissioned: 21 JUL 1945
JAN 1950 - JAN 1953 Middle Pacific
MAY 1951 - OCT 1954 Mediterranean
APR 1961 - SEP 1961 Caribbean
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
JUN 1964 - AUG 1964 North Atlantic
FEB 1967 - SEP 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1967 - SEP 1967 Wes Pac Veitnam
SEP 1967 - Shellback Initiation - 8 SEP 1967 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1967 - Shellback Initiation - 8 SEP 1967 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 20 MAR 1968 - Atlantic Ocean
MAR 1968 - SEP 1968 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
MAR 1968 - SEP 1968 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN 1969 - JAN 1970 Guantanamo Bay
OCT 1970 - MAR 1971 Mediterranean
AUG 1972 - MAY 1973 Circumnavigation
OCT 1972 - APR 1974 MED CRUIZE
OCT 1972 - Shellback Initiation - 7 OCT 1972 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT 1972 - OCT 1972 Shellback Initiation - 7 OCT 1972 - Atlantic Ocean VERIFIED
MAR 1973 - MAR 1973 Domain of the Golden Dragon Crossing of 180th Meridian 28 MAR 73
AUG 1973 - Shellback Initiation - 24 AUG 1973 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN 1974 - DEC 1974 Decommisioning

DD-865 General Specifications

Named for: Lieutenant Charles R. Ware (1911-1942)

Complement: 367 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2425 tons

Length: 390 feet 6 inches

Beam: 41 feet 1 inches

Draft: 18 feet 6 in

Final Disposition: Sunk as a target 13 November 1981