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U.S.S. COMTE DE GRASSE

(DD-974)

SANS PRECEDENT

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USS COMTE DE GRASSE (DD-974) - a Spruance-class destroyer

In Commission 1978 to 1998

DD-974 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR1975-Keel Date: 4 APR 1975
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
MAR1976-Launch Date: 26 MAR 1976
AUG1978-Commissioned: 5 AUG 1978
OCT1978-Shellback Initiation - 15 OCT 1978 - Atlantic Ocean
SEP1979-NOV1979North Atlantic
JAN1983-JUL1983Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
JAN1983-JUL1983STANAVFORLANT
MAY1985-OCT1985Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUL1985- Shellback Initiation - 4 JUL 1985 - Indian Ocean
JUL1985- Shellback Initiation - 4 JUL 1985 - Indian Ocean
JUL1985- Shellback Initiation - 4 JUL 1985 - Indian Ocean
JUL1989-Shellback Initiation - 14 JUL 1989 - Indian Ocean
OCT1993-MAY1996UNITAS
JUN1998-Decommissioned: 5 JUN 1998

DD-974 General Specifications

Class: Spruance-class destroyer

Named for: Admiral Francois-Joseph Paul

Complement: 19 Officers and 315 Enlisted

Displacement: 8040 tons

Length: 529 feet

Beam: 55 feet

Flank Speed: 32 Knots

Range: 6 000 nautical miles

Final Disposition:Sunk as a target on 7 June 2006