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USS The Sullivans arrives in Buffalo

On 4 July 1977, Fletcher-class destroyer USS The Sullivans (DD-537) arrives at the Buffalo Naval Park.

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USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. decommissioned and struck

48 years ago today, on 2 July 1973, Gearing-class destroyer USS Jospeh P. Kennedy Jr. (DD-850) was decommissioned by her last CO CDR Brian Patrick McCrane, and struck from the Naval Vessel Register.
USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr DD 850 at Battleship Cove, Fall River, MA

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USS Laffey decommissioned

On 30 June 1947, Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer USS Laffey (DD-724) was decommissioned for the first time by her CO, CDR Donald Stanley Cramer.

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USS Laffey laid down

On 28 June 1943, Allen M. Sumner-class destroyer USS Laffey (DD-724) was laid down at Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine.

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USS Kidd DD-661 decommissioned

57 years ago today, on 19 June 1964 Fletcher-class destroyer USS Kidd DD-661 was decommissioned for the 2nd time.
USS Kidd Veterans Museum, Baton Rouge, LA

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USS Cassin Young DD-793 arrives in Boston

On 15 June 1978 Fletcher-class destroyer USS Cassin Young DD-793 arrived at the Boston National Historical Park.
USS Cassin Young at Boston National Historic Park, Boston, MA

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USS Edson DD-946 leaves the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum

17 years ago today, on 14 June 2004 Forrest Sherman-class destroyer USS Edson DD-946 leaves the Intrepid Sea Air and Space Museum in new York city for Philadelphia inactive ship maintenance facility.
Saginaw Valley Naval Ship Museum USS Edson DD946, Bay City, MI

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USS Cassin Young DD-793 decommissioned

On 28 May 1946 Fletcher-class destroyer USS Cassin Young DD-793 was decommissioned for the first time.
Friends of the Cassin Young FOTCY at Boston National Historical Park, Boston, MA

cassin young in east boston june 4 2013

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USS Kidd DD661 arrives in Baton Rouge

On 23 May 1982 Fletcher-class destroyer USS Kidd DD661 arrived in Baton Rouge and was transferred to the Louisiana Naval War Memorial Commission.
MuseumShip at USS Kidd Veterans Museum, Baton Rouge, LA

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USS Orleck DD-886 launched

On 12 May 1945 Gearing-class destroyer USS Orleck DD-886 was launched at Consolidated Steel Corp., Orange TX, sponsored by Mrs. Joseph Orleck, widow of Lieutenant Orleck.
USS Orleck Naval Museum, Lake Charles, LA

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