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U.S.S. HAWKINS

(DD-873)

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DD-873 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY1944-Keel Date: 14 MAY 1944
OCT1944-Launch Date: 7 OCT 1944
FEB1945-Commissioned: 10 FEB 1945
JAN1951-SEP1951crossed the equator returning from korea
JAN1951-SEP1951korena war
JUN1951-Shellback Initiation - 27 JUN 1951 - Pacific Ocean
JUN1956-SEP1956Suez Crisis
AUG1959-FEB1960Mediterranean
JUN1960-JUL1960Midshipmen's Cruise
MAR1961-AUG1961Mediterranean
OCT1962-DEC1962Cuban Missle Blockade
JAN1963-JUL1963Mediterranean
JUL1965-APR1966Circumnavigation
JUL1965-FEB1966West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1966-Shellback Initiation - 2 FEB 1966 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB1966-Shellback Initiation - 27 FEB 1966 - Indian Ocean
MAR1966-Shellback Initiation - 3 MAR 1966 - Indian Ocean
JAN1968-MAY1968Mediterranean
APR1970-JUN1970North Atlantic NATO cruise
JUL1971-DEC1971Mediterranean
NOV1971-NOV1971Mediterranean - Black Sea
JAN1972-MAY1972Mediterranean
JUL1973-Shellback Initiation - 26 JUL 1973 - Indian Ocean
JUN1974-DEC1974Middle East Cruise
JUN1974-OCT1974Indian Ocean August 3 1974 Refueling with USNS MARIAS (T-AO 57)
JUN1974-NOV1974Indian Ocean
JUL1974-Shellback Initiation - 26 JUL 1974 - Indian Ocean
JUL1974-Shellback Initiation - 8 JUL 1974 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL1974-Shellback Initiation - 8 JUL 1974 - Indian Ocean
OCT1975-MAY1976Mediterranean
APR1977-OCT1977Mediterranean
FEB1979-MAR1979North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
MAY1979-SEP1979Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf

DD-873 General Specifications

Named for: William D. Hawkins

Displacement: 3460 tons

Length: 390 feet 6 inches

Beam: 40 feet 10 inches

Draft: 14 feet 4 inches

Flank Speed: 36 Knots