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USS BARNEY

(DDG-6)

The Grey Ghost

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USS BARNEY (DDG-6) - a Charles F. Adams-class guided missle destroyer

In Commission 1962 to 1990

DDG-6 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1959 Keel Date: 10 AUG 1959
at New York Shipbuilding Corporation
DEC 1960 Launch Date: 10 DEC 1960
AUG 1962 Commissioned: 11 AUG 1962
JUL 1966 - JUN 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1967 - Shellback Initiation - 3 SEP 1967 - Pacific Ocean
OCT 1971 - JUN 1972 Mediterranean
AUG 1973 - DEC 1973 NATO-NORTH ATLANTIC- NORTH POLE
FEB 1975 - JUL 1975 Mediterranean-Lebanon
APR 1978 - SEP 1978 Middle East Cruse 1978
JUN 1978 - JUN 1978 Shellback Initiation
JUL 1981 - Shellback Initiation - 31 JUL 1981 - Atlantic Ocean
FEB 1984 - AUG 1984 Persian gulf
SEP 1987 - MAR 1988 Mediterranean
OCT 1989 - APR 1990 Mediterranean
DEC 1990 Decommissioned: 17 DEC 1990

DDG-6 General Specifications

Class: Charles F. Adams-class guided missle destroyer

Named for: Joshua Barney

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:Disposed of by scrapping dismantling February 22 2006