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U.S.S. STUMP

(DD-978)

TENACITY: FOUNDATION OF VICTORY

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USS STUMP (DD-978) - a Spruance-class destroyer

In Commission 1978 to 2004

DD-978 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DD-978 Shellback Initiation Add a DD-978 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG1975-Keel Date: 25 AUG 1975
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
JAN1977-Launch Date: 1 JAN 1977
AUG1978-Commissioned: 19 AUG 1978
APR1980-OCT1980Mediterranean
DEC1980- Shellback Initiation - 17 DEC 1980 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN1981-DEC1981UNITAS
AUG1982-FEB1987Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY1983-JUN1984Regular Overhaul
JUN1983-JUL1983Dry Dock
JUL1985-JUL1985Panama Canal
JUL1985-Shellback Initiation - 17 JUL 1985 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1989-MAR1990Mediterranean
AUG1990-AUG1991Dry Dock
JAN1992-MAR1993Desert Shield
OCT1992-APR1993Desert Shield
JUL1994-SEP1994UNITAS
AUG1996-FEB1997Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP1996-Shellback Initiation - 22 SEP 1996 - Indian Ocean
JUN1998-DEC1998Mediterranean
NOV2000-MAY2001Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV2003-Shellback Initiation - 16 NOV 2003 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT2004-Decommissioned: 22 OCT 2004

DD-978 General Specifications

Class: Spruance-class destroyer

Named for: Felix Budwell Stump

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 target 7 June 2006