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USS 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
NOV 1944 Keel Date: 17 NOV 1944
APR 1945 Launch Date: 14 APR 1945
AUG 1945 Commissioned: 20 AUG 1945
FEB 1946 - JAN 1947 Occupation Forces - Japan
NOV 1947 - SEP 1948 West Pac
JAN 1949 - APR 1949 Alaska
MAR 1951 - SEP 1951 West Pac - Korea
JUN 1952 - DEC 1952 West Pac
SEP 1953 - MAR 1954 West Pac
DEC 1955 - Shellback Initiation - 16 DEC 1955 - Pacific Ocean
FEB 1958 - Shellback Initiation - 28 FEB 1958 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1958 - MAY 1958 Operation Hardtack (Nuclear tests)
DEC 1958 - SEP 1959 West Pac
MAY 1960 - OCT 1960 West Pac
JAN 1961 - JUL 1961 West Pac
APR 1962 - MAR 1963 FRAM I
OCT 1963 - APR 1964 West Pac
FEB 1964 - MAR 1964 Desoto Patrol
MAR 1965 - SEP 1965 West Pac
JUL 1965 - AUG 1965 Command ship gun fire support / Vietnam.
JUL 1966 - JAN 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1966 - AUG 1966 Marjorie Sterrett Battleship Fund Award - Pacific Winner
AUG 1966 - JAN 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
DEC 1967 - JUL 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1969 - NOV 1969 West Pac
OCT 1970 - APR 1971 West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT 1971 - JUL 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1971 - JUL 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1971 - JUL 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1971 - JUL 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN 1973 - JUL 1973 West Pac
JAN 1974 - JAN 1974 Transferred to NRF (Naval Reserve Force)
JUN 1980 - JUN 1980 Sunk as a target.

DD-885 General Specifications

Final Disposition: Sunk as target ship 16 January 1991