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U.S.S. MOOSBRUGGER

(DD-980)

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USS MOOSBRUGGER (DD-980) - a Spruance class destroyer

In Commission 1978 to 2000

DD-980 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DD-980 Shellback Initiation Add a DD-980 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1975-Keel Date: 3 NOV 1975
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
JUL1977-Launch Date: 23 JUL 1977
DEC1978-Commissioned: 16 DEC 1978
JUN1980-DEC1980Mediterranean
JAN1983-JUN1983Mediterranean
JAN1983-SEP1983GITMO
OCT1983-OCT1983Grenada
OCT1983-FEB1984Mediterranean-Lebanon
JUN1984-DEC1984Regular Overhaul
FEB1986-MAR1986Special Operations
JUN1986-DEC1986Mediterranean
AUG1986-MAR1987Mediterranean
SEP1988-Shellback Initiation - 9 SEP 1988 - Atlantic Ocean
SEP1988-OCT1988Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
OCT1988-APR1989Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC1988-JUL1989Mediterranean
JAN1990-JAN1991Desert Storm
AUG1990-APR1991Desert Storm
JAN1991-JUN1991Desert Storm
JAN1993-JUL1993SNFL 93
AUG1996-Shellback Initiation - 4 AUG 1996 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL1998-NOV1998UNITAS
JAN1999-JAN2000North Atlantic
MAR2000-SEP2000North Atlantic
DEC2000-Decommissioned: 15 DEC 2000

DD-980 General Specifications

Class: Spruance class destroyer

Named for: Frederick Moosbrugger

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:Scrapped in Brownsville TX 2006