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U.S.S. BERKELEY

(DDG-15)

DIEU AVEC NOUS

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USS BERKELEY (DDG-15) - a Charles F. Adams-class guided missle destroyer

In Commission 1962 to 1992

DDG-15 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DDG-15 Shellback Initiation Add a DDG-15 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JUN1960-Keel Date: 1 JUN 1960
at New York Shipbuilding Corporation Camden NJ
JUL1961-Launch Date: 29 JUL 1961
APR1962-JUN1962Sea Trials
DEC1962-Commissioned: 15 DEC 1962
MAR1963-MAR1963Panama Canal
MAR1964-NOV1964West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1965-MAY1965West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG1965-JAN1966West Pac
DEC1965-Shellback Initiation - 4 DEC 1965 - Pacific Ocean
DEC1965-APR1966West Pac
FEB1966-OCT1966West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR1966-APR1966West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1966-Shellback Initiation - 14 APR 1966 - Pacific Ocean
APR1967-OCT1967West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL1968-NOV1968West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1970-AUG1970West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY1971-MAY1971Yankee Station-Positive Id Radar Advisory Zone(PIRAZ)Assignment
JUN1971-JUN1971Korea-Pacific Area Reconnaissance Program(PARPRO)
JUL1971-Shellback Initiation - 7 JUL 1971 - Indian Ocean
JUL1971-Shellback Initiation - 21 JUL 1971 - Indian Ocean
JUL1971- Shellback Initiation - 7 JUL 1971 - Indian Ocean
MAR1972-NOV1972West Pac
APR1972-DEC1972West Pac
APR1972-NOV1972West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY1972-MAY1972Operation Flame Glory-Raid on radar installations on Hon Mat Is.
MAY1972-MAY1972Operation Pocket Money-Mining of Haiphong Harbor - N. Vietnam
JUN1974-FEB1975West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN1974-FEB1975West Pac-Indian Ocean
NOV1974-Shellback Initiation - 3 NOV 1974 - Pacific Ocean
NOV1974- Shellback Initiation - 3 NOV 1974 - Indian Ocean
NOV1974-Shellback Initiation - 3 NOV 1974 - Indian Ocean
NOV1975-Shellback Initiation - 3 NOV 1975 - Indian Ocean
JAN1976-SEP1976West Pac
AUG1979-FEB1980West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV1979-Shellback Initiation - 17 NOV 1979 - Indian Ocean
FEB1981-JUL1981West Pac-Indian Ocean
JAN1984-JUN1984West Pac-Indian Ocean
JAN1984-JAN1998West Pac
JUN1984-Shellback Initiation - 6 JUN 1984 - Indian Ocean
JUL1986-JUL1986RIMPAC
OCT1986-MAR1987West Pac
JUL1988-DEC1988West Pac
SEP1989-Shellback Initiation - 9 SEP 1989 - Pacific Ocean
SEP1989-MAR1990West Pac-Indian Ocean
SEP1992-Decommissioned: 30 SEP 1992

DDG-15 General Specifications

Class: Charles F. Adams-class guided missle destroyer

Named for: Randolph C. Berkeley

Complement: 24 Officers and 330 Enlisted

Displacement: 3277 tons

Length: 437 feet

Beam: 47 feet

Flank Speed: 33 knots

Range: 4 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition:Sold to Greece 1 October 1992