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U.S.S. DEYO

(DD-989)

BRAVE AND PROUD

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USS DEYO (DD-989) - a Spruance class destroyer

In Commission 1980 to 2003

DD-989 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DD-989 Shellback Initiation Add a DD-989 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1977-Keel Date: 14 OCT 1977
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
JAN1979-Launch Date: 20 JAN 1979
MAR1980-Commissioned: 22 MAR 1980
MAY1981-NOV1981Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV1981-JAN1982Panama Canal
NOV1982-JAN1983Panama Canal
MAR1983-SEP1983Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
OCT1983-Shellback Initiation - 21 OCT 1983 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB1985-APR1986Regular Overhaul
SEP1987-MAR1988Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV1987-Shellback Initiation - 17 NOV 1987 - Indian Ocean
NOV1987-Shellback Initiation - 7 NOV 1987 - Indian Ocean
NOV1987- Shellback Initiation - 17 NOV 1987 - Atlantic Ocean
NOV1987- Shellback Initiation - 17 NOV 1987 - Atlantic Ocean
JUN1989-JAN1990Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV1989-Shellback Initiation - 17 NOV 1989 - Indian Ocean
JUN1991-DEC1991Mediterranean
MAR1992-APR1992Panama Canal
MAY1994-AUG1994BALTOPS
MAY1995-NOV1995Mediterranean
JAN1996-OCT1996Overhaul
JUN1998-DEC1998Mediterranean
JAN2000-JAN2001Mediterranean
DEC2000-JUN2001Mediterranean
DEC2002-JUN2003Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV2003-Decommissioned: 6 NOV 2003

DD-989 General Specifications

Class: Spruance class destroyer

Named for: Morton L. Deyo

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 25 August 2005