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U.S.S. FIFE

(DD-991)

SUCCESSUM MERERE CONEMUR

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USS FIFE (DD-991) - a Spruance-class destroyer

In Commission 1980 to 2003

DD-991 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DD-991 Shellback Initiation Add a DD-991 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAR1978-Keel Date: 6 MAR 1978
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
MAY1979-Launch Date: 1 MAY 1979
MAR1980-MAR1980Commisioning
MAR1980-MAR1980Panama Canal
MAY1980-Commissioned: 31 MAY 1980
JAN1982-JUN1982West Pac
DEC1983-Shellback Initiation - 4 DEC 1983 - Indian Ocean
AUG1985-Shellback Initiation - 10 AUG 1985 - Indian Ocean
JUL1986-DEC1986West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
AUG1988-AUG1988Shift of homeports from San Diego to Yokosuka
OCT1989-Shellback Initiation - 16 OCT 1989 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1989- Shellback Initiation - 16 OCT 1989 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1990- Shellback Initiation - 20 JAN 1990 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1990-MAR19917th Fleet
OCT1990-MAR1991Desert Storm
APR1992-NOV1992West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR1992-Shellback Initiation - 21 APR 1992 - Indian Ocean
MAR2000-SEP2000West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR2000-Shellback Initiation - 13 APR 2000 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB2003-Decommissioned: 28 FEB 2003

DD-991 General Specifications

Class: Spruance-class destroyer

Named for: James Fife

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 during a live fire exercise 23 August 2005