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U.S.S. CONE

(DD-866)

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DD-866 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1944-Keel Date: 30 NOV 1944
at Bethlehem Steel Corporation Staten Island
MAY1945-Launch Date: 10 MAY 1945
AUG1945-Commissioned: 18 AUG 1945
MAR1949-OCT1949Mediterranean
JAN1950-FEB1950Guantanamo Bay
MAR1950-OCT1950Mediterranean
AUG1953-APR1954Circumnavigation
FEB1954-Shellback Initiation - 21 FEB 1954 - Pacific Ocean
FEB1956-JUN1956Mediterranean-Lebanon
SEP1959-FEB1960North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
FEB1962-MAR1963FRAM-I Brooklyn Navy Yard
MAR1963-APR1963Sea trials & Guantanamo Cuba at end of Cuban Missle Crisis
AUG1963-DEC1963Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP1966-JAN1967Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
AUG1967-AUG1968West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1967-JUL1968West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP1969-MAR1970Mediterranean
JUL1970-SEP1970Guantanamo Bay
MAY1971-JAN1972Mediterranean
JAN1972-APR1973West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1972-AUG1974West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1972-MAR1973Mediterranean
NOV1972-MAR1973West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1973-Shellback Initiation - 23 JAN 1973 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1973-AUG1974West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1975-JAN1975North Atlantic
MAY1977-MAY1977Caribbean

DD-866 General Specifications

Class: Gearing class destroyer

Named for: Rear Admiral Hutch Ingham Cone

Complement: 367 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2425 tons

Length: 390 feet 6 inches

Beam: 41 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Final Disposition: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP) to Pakistan