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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
JUN 1960 - Keel Date: 1 JUN 1960
at New York Shipbuilding Corporation Camden NJ
JUL 1961 - Launch Date: 29 JUL 1961
APR 1962 - JUN 1962 Sea Trials
DEC 1962 - Commissioned: 15 DEC 1962
MAR 1963 - MAR 1963 Panama Canal
MAR 1964 - NOV 1964 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1965 - MAY 1965 West Pac-Viet Nam
AUG 1965 - JAN 1966 West Pac
DEC 1965 - Shellback Initiation - 4 DEC 1965 - Pacific Ocean
DEC 1965 - APR 1966 West Pac
FEB 1966 - OCT 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAR 1966 - APR 1966 West Pac-Viet Nam
APR 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 14 APR 1966 - Pacific Ocean
APR 1967 - OCT 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUL 1968 - NOV 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB 1970 - AUG 1970 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1971 - MAY 1971 Yankee Station-Positive Id Radar Advisory Zone(PIRAZ)Assignment
JUN 1971 - JUN 1971 Korea-Pacific Area Reconnaissance Program(PARPRO)
JUL 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 7 JUL 1971 - Indian Ocean
JUL 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 21 JUL 1971 - Indian Ocean
JUL 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 7 JUL 1971 - Indian Ocean
MAR 1972 - NOV 1972 West Pac
APR 1972 - DEC 1972 West Pac
APR 1972 - NOV 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam
MAY 1972 - MAY 1972 Operation Flame Glory-Raid on radar installations on Hon Mat Is.
MAY 1972 - MAY 1972 Operation Pocket Money-Mining of Haiphong Harbor - N. Vietnam
JUN 1974 - FEB 1975 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JUN 1974 - FEB 1975 West Pac-Indian Ocean
NOV 1974 - Shellback Initiation - 3 NOV 1974 - Pacific Ocean
NOV 1974 - Shellback Initiation - 3 NOV 1974 - Indian Ocean
NOV 1974 - Shellback Initiation - 3 NOV 1974 - Indian Ocean
NOV 1975 - Shellback Initiation - 3 NOV 1975 - Indian Ocean
JAN 1976 - SEP 1976 West Pac
AUG 1979 - FEB 1980 West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV 1979 - Shellback Initiation - 17 NOV 1979 - Indian Ocean
FEB 1981 - JUL 1981 West Pac-Indian Ocean
JAN 1984 - JUN 1984 West Pac-Indian Ocean
JAN 1984 - JAN 1998 West Pac
JUN 1984 - Shellback Initiation - 6 JUN 1984 - Indian Ocean
JUL 1986 - JUL 1986 RIMPAC
OCT 1986 - MAR 1987 West Pac
JUL 1988 - DEC 1988 West Pac
SEP 1989 - Shellback Initiation - 9 SEP 1989 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1989 - MAR 1990 West Pac-Indian Ocean
SEP 1992 - 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