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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
NOV1944-Keel Date: 1 NOV 1944
APR1945-Launch Date: 12 APR 1945
JUL1945-Commissioned: 21 JUL 1945
JAN1950-JAN1953Middle Pacific
MAY1951-OCT1954Mediterranean
APR1961-SEP1961Caribbean
OCT1962-OCT1962Cuban Missle Blockade
JUN1964-AUG1964North Atlantic
FEB1967-SEP1967West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1967-SEP1967Wes Pac Veitnam
SEP1967-Shellback Initiation - 8 SEP 1967 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1967- Shellback Initiation - 8 SEP 1967 - Pacific Ocean
MAR1968-Shellback Initiation - 20 MAR 1968 - Atlantic Ocean
MAR1968-SEP1968North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
MAR1968-SEP1968Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN1969-JAN1970Guantanamo Bay
OCT1970-MAR1971Mediterranean
AUG1972-MAY1973Circumnavigation
OCT1972-APR1974MED CRUIZE
OCT1972- Shellback Initiation - 7 OCT 1972 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT1972-OCT1972Shellback Initiation - 7 OCT 1972 - Atlantic Ocean VERIFIED
MAR1973-MAR1973Domain of the Golden Dragon Crossing of 180th Meridian 28 MAR 73
AUG1973-Shellback Initiation - 24 AUG 1973 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN1974-DEC1974Decommisioning

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