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USS Blandy Deployments and Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event


DEC 1955 - Keel Date: 29 DEC 1955 at Bethlehem Steel Fore River Shipyard

DEC 1956 - Launch Date: 19 DEC 1956

NOV 1957 - Commissioned: 26 NOV 1957

MAY 1958 - Shellback Initiation - 18 MAY 1958 - Atlantic Ocean

MAY 1958 - Shellback Initiation - 18 MAY 1958 - Atlantic Ocean

MAY 1958 - Shellback Initiation - 18 MAY 1958 - Atlantic Ocean

MAY 1959 - MAY 1959 Unknown Soldiers of WWII and Korea brought to Washington DC

JUN 1959 - JUN 1959 Caribbean

JUN 1960 - OCT 1960 Mediterranean

OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade

OCT 1962 - NOV 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade

NOV 1962 - Shellback Initiation - 11 NOV 1962 - Atlantic Ocean

MAR 1968 - NOV 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam

MAR 1968 - NOV 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam

MAR 1968 - NOV 1968 West Pac-Viet Nam

OCT 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 5 OCT 1968 - Pacific Ocean

MAY 1970 - MAY 1970 Recommisioning

NOV 1970 - DEC 1970 Guantanamo Bay

JUL 1971 - DEC 1971 Mediterranean

AUG 1972 - Shellback Initiation - 22 AUG 1972 - Indian Ocean

OCT 1972 - MAR 1973 Viet-Nam Service

OCT 1972 - MAR 1973 West Pac-Viet Nam

NOV 1972 - DEC 1972 West Pac-Viet Nam

JAN 1973 - JAN 1973 docked at pier in da nang vietnam

JUN 1974 - NOV 1974 Mediterranean

DEC 1975 - OCT 1976 Major Overhaul - Boston, MA

DEC 1978 - APR 1979 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf

JAN 1979 - JAN 1981 Dry Dock

JAN 1979 - JAN 1981 Dry Dock

NOV 1981 - MAY 1982 Mediterranean-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf

JUL 1982 - JUL 1982 North Atlantic

JUL 1982 - JUL 1982 North Atlantic


NOV 1982 - Decommissioned: 5 NOV 1982


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