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USS HAWKINS

(DD-873)

The All Seeing Eye

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DD-873 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1944 Keel Date: 14 MAY 1944
OCT 1944 Launch Date: 7 OCT 1944
FEB 1945 Commissioned: 10 FEB 1945
JAN 1951 - SEP 1951 crossed the equator returning from korea
JAN 1951 - SEP 1951 korena war
JUN 1951 Shellback Initiation - 27 JUN 1951 - Pacific Ocean
JUN 1956 - SEP 1956 Suez Crisis
AUG 1959 - FEB 1960 Mediterranean
JUN 1960 - JUL 1960 Midshipmen\'s Cruise
MAR 1961 - AUG 1961 Mediterranean
OCT 1962 - DEC 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
JAN 1963 - JUL 1963 Mediterranean
JUL 1965 - APR 1966 Circumnavigation
JUL 1965 - FEB 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 27 FEB 1966 - Indian Ocean
MAR 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 3 MAR 1966 - Indian Ocean
JAN 1968 - MAY 1968 Mediterranean
APR 1970 - JUN 1970 North Atlantic NATO cruise
JUL 1971 - DEC 1971 Mediterranean
JAN 1972 - JUN 1973 Mediterranean
JAN 1972 - MAY 1972 Mediterranean
JUL 1973 - Shellback Initiation - 26 JUL 1973 - Indian Ocean
JUN 1974 - NOV 1974 Indian Ocean
JUN 1974 - DEC 1974 Middle East Cruise
JUL 1974 - Shellback Initiation - 8 JUL 1974 - Indian Ocean
JUL 1974 - Shellback Initiation - 8 JUL 1974 - Indian Ocean
JUL 1974 - Shellback Initiation - 8 JUL 1974 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL 1974 - Shellback Initiation - 26 JUL 1974 - Indian Ocean
OCT 1975 - MAY 1976 Mediterranean
APR 1977 - OCT 1977 Mediterranean
FEB 1979 - MAR 1979 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
MAY 1979 - SEP 1979 Mediterranean-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