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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

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1975 Keel Date: 25 AUG 1975
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
JAN 1977 Launch Date: 1 JAN 1977
AUG 1978 Commissioned: 19 AUG 1978
APR 1980 - OCT 1980 Mediterranean
JUN 1981 - DEC 1981 UNITAS
AUG 1982 - FEB 1987 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY 1983 - JUN 1984 Regular Overhaul
JUN 1983 - JUL 1983 Dry Dock
JUL 1985 - Shellback Initiation - 17 JUL 1985 - Pacific Ocean
JUL 1985 - JUL 1985 Panama Canal
JAN 1992 - MAR 1993 Desert Shield
OCT 1992 - APR 1993 Desert Shield
JUL 1994 - SEP 1994 UNITAS
AUG 1996 - FEB 1997 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN 1998 - DEC 1998 Mediterranean
NOV 2000 - MAY 2001 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV 2003 - Shellback Initiation - 16 NOV 2003 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT 2004 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