What's your Rating?
AB AC AD AE AG AK AM AO AS AT AW AZ BM BT BU
CE CM CS CT DC DK DM DP DS DT EA EM EN EO ET
FC FT GM GS (53-61) GS (78-Now) HM HT IC IM IT JO LI
MA (48-67) MA (72-Now) ME ML MM MN MR MS MT MU NAVY NC ND OM OS
PC PH PM PN PR QM RD (WW2) RD (48-72) RM SD SF SH SK SM
SO ST SV SW TM UT WT YN NAVY DIVER
Click on your Rating abbreviation above:


USS CHARLES BERRY

(DE-1035)

COURAGE - TENACITY

Click to view crew list
 

USS CHARLES BERRY (DE-1035) - a Cannon-class destroyer escort

In Commission 1960 to 1974

DE-1035 Deployments - Major Events

Add a DE-1035 Shellback Initiation Add a DE-1035 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN 1962 - JAN 1975 West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV 1962 - MAY 1963 West Pac
SEP 1964 - Shellback Initiation - 18 SEP 1964 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1965 - Shellback Initiation - 2 MAR 1965 - Pacific Ocean
MAY 1966 - Shellback Initiation - 17 MAY 1966 - Pacific Ocean
SEP 1968 - JUL 1969 West Pac
OCT 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 24 OCT 1968 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1970 - JAN 1971 golden shellback
JAN 1970 - JAN 1974 West Pac-Viet Nam
JUN 1971 - Shellback Initiation - 25 JUN 1971 - Pacific Ocean
JAN 1972 - DEC 1974 West Pac
JAN 1972 - DEC 1974 West Pac-Viet Nam

DE-1035 General Specifications

Complement: 12 Officers and 159 Enlisted

Displacement: 1314 tons

Length: 312 feet

Beam: 38 feet 10 inches

Draft: 12 feet 1 in

Flank Speed: 20–22 knots



USS CHARLES BERRY (DE-1035)



Charles Berry (DE-1035) was launched 17 March 1959 by Avondale Marine Ways Inc. Avondale La. under subcontract from American Shipbuilding Co. Lorain Ohio; sponsored by Mrs. C. Berry; and commissioned 25 November 1959 Lieutenant Commander R. C. Robinson in command.


Charles Berry arrived at San Diego her home port 3 February 1960 and after shakedown training and overhaul cleared on 14 June for a tour of duty in the Far East which took her to United Nations trust territories in the charge of the United States as well as on a good-will cruise to Philippine ports. She returned to the west coast late in 1960.

[Note: The above USS CHARLES BERRY (DE-1035) history may or may not contain text provided by crew members of the USS CHARLES BERRY (DE-1035) or by other non-crew members and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]