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U.S.S. FLETCHER

(DD-992)

PACE ET BELLO PARATUS
IN PEACE AND WAR PREPARED

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USS FLETCHER (DD-992) - a Spruance class destroyer

In Commission 1980 to 2004

DD-992 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DD-992 Shellback Initiation Add a DD-992 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
APR1978-Keel Date: 24 APR 1978
at Ingalls Shipbuilding Pascagoula MS
JUN1979-Launch Date: 16 JUN 1979
JUL1980-Commissioned: 12 JUL 1980
JUL1980-AUG1980Panama Canal
MAY1981-Shellback Initiation - 11 MAY 1981 - Pacific Ocean
FEB1982-AUG1982West Pac
AUG1982-Shellback Initiation - 4 AUG 1982 - Pacific Ocean
JUL1983-FEB1984West Pac
JUN1991- Shellback Initiation - 1 JUN 1991 - Pacific Ocean
MAR1992-Shellback Initiation - 29 MAR 1992 - Pacific Ocean
JAN1994-JUL1994West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
DEC1994-NOV1995Dry Dock
NOV1996-MAY1997West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
APR1997-Shellback Initiation - 14 APR 1997 - Pacific Ocean
DEC1998-DEC1998Operation Desert Fox
JAN1999-Shellback Initiation - 9 JAN 1999 - Pacific Ocean
JAN2003-JUL2003West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY2003-Shellback Initiation - 14 MAY 2003 - Pacific Ocean
OCT2004-Decommissioned: 1 OCT 2004

DD-992 General Specifications

Class: Spruance class destroyer

Named for: Frank Jack Fletcher

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 in torpedo test exercise July 16 2008