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U.S.S. MOOSBRUGGER

(DD-980)

MORE THAN REQUIRED

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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
NOV 1975 - Keel Date: 3 NOV 1975
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
JUL 1977 - Launch Date: 23 JUL 1977
DEC 1978 - Commissioned: 16 DEC 1978
JUN 1980 - DEC 1980 Mediterranean
JAN 1983 - JUN 1983 Mediterranean
JAN 1983 - SEP 1983 GITMO
OCT 1983 - OCT 1983 Grenada
OCT 1983 - FEB 1984 Mediterranean-Lebanon
JUN 1984 - DEC 1984 Regular Overhaul
JUN 1986 - DEC 1986 Mediterranean
AUG 1986 - MAR 1987 Mediterranean
SEP 1988 - Shellback Initiation - 9 SEP 1988 - Atlantic Ocean
SEP 1988 - OCT 1988 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
OCT 1988 - APR 1989 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC 1988 - JUL 1989 Mediterranean
JAN 1990 - JAN 1991 Desert Storm
AUG 1990 - APR 1991 Desert Storm
JAN 1993 - JUL 1993 SNFL 93
AUG 1996 - Shellback Initiation - 4 AUG 1996 - Atlantic Ocean
JUL 1998 - NOV 1998 UNITAS
JAN 1999 - JAN 2000 North Atlantic
MAR 2000 - SEP 2000 North Atlantic
DEC 2000 - 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