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U.S.S. JOHN R. CRAIG

(DD-885)


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DD-885 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1944-Keel Date: 17 NOV 1944
APR1945-Launch Date: 14 APR 1945
AUG1945-Commissioned: 20 AUG 1945
AUG1945-JUL1946West Pac
FEB1946-JAN1947Occupation Forces - Japan
NOV1947-SEP1948West Pac
JAN1949-APR1949Alaska
MAR1951-SEP1951West Pac - Korea
JUN1952-DEC1952West Pac
SEP1953-MAR1954West Pac
NOV1955-APR1956West Pac-Indian Ocean
NOV1955-APR1956Operation Deep Freeze
DEC1955-Shellback Initiation - 16 DEC 1955 - Pacific Ocean
FEB1958-Shellback Initiation - 28 FEB 1958 - Pacific Ocean
MAR1958-MAY1958Operation Hardtack (Nuclear tests)
DEC1958-SEP1959West Pac
MAY1960-OCT1960West Pac
JAN1961-JUL1961West Pac
APR1962-MAR1963FRAM I
OCT1963-APR1964West Pac
FEB1964-MAR1964Desoto Patrol
MAR1965-SEP1965West Pac
JUL1965-AUG1965Command ship gun fire support / Vietnam.
JUL1966-JAN1967West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1966-AUG1966Marjorie Sterrett Battleship Fund Award - Pacific Winner
AUG1966-JAN1967West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC1967-JUL1968West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1968-NOV1968West Pac
MAY1968-MAY1968West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN1969-NOV1969West Pac
OCT1970-APR1971West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1971-JUL1972West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1971-JUL1972West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1973-JUL1973West Pac
JAN1973-JUL1973West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1974-JAN1974Transferred to NRF (Naval Reserve Force)
JUN1980-JUN1980Sunk as a target.

DD-885 General Specifications

Final Disposition: Sunk as target ship 16 January 1991