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U.S.S. TATTNALL

(DDG-19)

JE ME SOUVIENDRAI
(I WILL REMEMBER

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The USS TATTNALL (DDG-19), a Charles F. Adams-class guided missle destroyer, was commissioned on 13 APR 1963. USS TATTNALL served her country for 27 years, 9 months and 5 days, until decommissioned on 18 JAN 1991.

The USS TATTNALL (DDG-19) deployment history and significant events of her service career follow:

DDG-19 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DDG-19 Shellback Initiation Add a DDG-19 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV1960-Keel Date: 14 NOV 1960
at American Bridge Company Ambridge PA
AUG1961-Launch Date: 26 AUG 1961
APR1963-Commissioned: 13 APR 1963
SEP1964-OCT1964Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
OCT1964-APR1965Mediterranean
FEB1966-JUL1966Mediterranean
SEP1967-FEB1968Mediterranean
APR1968-SEP1968Mediterranean
OCT1968-JAN1969North Atlantic
MAR1969-Shellback Initiation - 3 MAR 1969 - Atlantic Ocean
AUG1969-DEC1969North Atlantic
DEC1969-Shellback Initiation - 15 DEC 1969 - Atlantic Ocean
OCT1970-FEB1971Regular Overhaul
APR1971-JUN1971Guantanamo Bay
SEP1971-OCT1971North Atlantic
MAR1972-SEP1972Mediterranean
MAY1973-Shellback Initiation - 20 MAY 1973 - Indian Ocean
JUL1973-NOV1973UNITAS
AUG1973-NOV1973UNITAS
AUG1973-Shellback Initiation - 8 AUG 1973 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1973-Shellback Initiation - 24 AUG 1973 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1973-Shellback Initiation - 23 AUG 1973 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1973-AUG1973Panama Canal
NOV1974-JUN1975Mediterranean
MAY1975-JUN1975Deployed to Lenningrad USSR 30th Anniversary VE Day
APR1977-OCT1977Mediterranean
JUN1978-DEC1978North Atlantic - Blue Nose - Arctic Circle
NOV1979-MAY1980Mediterranean
NOV1979-MAY1980Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV1980-APR1984Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN1981-JUN1981Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
FEB1981-Shellback Initiation - 19 FEB 1981 - Indian Ocean
FEB1981-Shellback Initiation - 11 FEB 1981 - Indian Ocean
AUG1981-NOV1982Regular Overhaul
AUG1981-Shellback Initiation - 19 AUG 1981 - Indian Ocean
SEP1983-FEB1984Mediterranean-Lebanon
OCT1983-MAR1984Mediterranean-Lebanon
OCT1985-APR1986Persian Gulf
FEB1988-AUG1988Mediterranean
MAR1990-SEP1990Mediterranean
JAN1991-Decommissioned: 18 JAN 1991

DDG-19 General Specifications

Class: Charles F. Adams-class guided missle destroyer

Named for: Josiah Tattnall

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:Scrapped by International Shipbreaking Ltd. Brownsville Texas ending March 2000