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U.S.S. CONYNGHAM

(DDG-17)

READY TO SERVE

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USS CONYNGHAM (DDG-17) - a Charles F. Adams-class guided missle destroyer

In Commission 1963 to 1990

DDG-17 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
MAY 1961 - Keel Date: 1 MAY 1961
at New York Shipbuilding Corporation
MAY 1962 - Launch Date: 18 MAY 1962
JUL 1963 - Commissioned: 13 JUL 1963
JAN 1965 - OCT 1968 Mediterranean
OCT 1965 - MAR 1966 Mediterranean
DEC 1967 - APR 1968 Mediterranean
APR 1968 - JUL 1968 Caribbean
NOV 1968 - MAY 1969 Mediterranean
JAN 1970 - FEB 1970 Caribbean
MAR 1970 - SEP 1970 Mediterranean
JAN 1971 - JAN 1972 Guantanamo Bay
SEP 1971 - FEB 1972 Mediterranean
JUL 1972 - OCT 1972 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
APR 1973 - NOV 1973 Mediterranean-Lebanon
MAR 1974 - SEP 1974 Mediterranean
SEP 1974 - NOV 1974 Antarctic Circle
OCT 1974 - JAN 1975 Mediterranean
OCT 1975 - DEC 1975 Caribbean
APR 1976 - OCT 1976 Mediterranean
MAR 1977 - JUL 1977 North Atlantic
OCT 1977 - APR 1978 Mediterranean
OCT 1978 - MAY 1979 Mediterranean
OCT 1981 - OCT 1985 Mediterranean-Lebanon
APR 1983 - APR 1984 Mediterranean-Lebanon
FEB 1987 - AUG 1987 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
SEP 1988 - SEP 1988 Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
MAY 1990 - MAY 1990 Class B Fire in forward fire room
OCT 1990 - Decommissioned: 30 OCT 1990

DDG-17 General Specifications

Class: Charles F. Adams-class guided missle destroyer

Named for: Gustavus Conyngham

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 for scrap 15 April 1994



USS CONYNGHAM (DDG-17)



The third Conyngham was built by the New York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, N.J., launched 19 May 1962; sponsored by Mrs. Carl B. Albert, wife of Representative Albert of Oklahoma, House Majority Leader; commissioned 13 July 1963, Commander Edwin P. Smith USN, in command.

[Note: The above USS CONYNGHAM (DDG-17) history may, or may not, contain text provided by crew members of the USS CONYNGHAM (DDG-17), or by other non-crew members, and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]