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DD-931 Forrest Sherman-class

Ships
Hull No. Ship Name Laid Down Launched Commission decomm notes
DD 931 Forrest Sherman 10/27/1953 2/5/1955 11/9/1955 11/05/1982 Sold for scrap in 1994, Repossessed 10/01/96, Scrapping not begun. Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling 03/28/2016
DD 932 John Paul Jones 1/18/1954 5/7/1955 4/5/1956 11/05/1982 Converted to guided missile destroyer (DDG-32), 1965-67. Berthed in Suisun Bay CA. Awaiting disposal.
DD 933 Barry 1/18/1954 10/1/1955 7/9/1956 11/05/1982 Stricken 31 Jan 1983; preserved as memorial berthed at the Washington Navy Yard, Washington DC, 10/17/2015 to be disposed of
DD 936 Decatur 9/13/1954 12/15/1955 12/7/1956 06/30/1983 Converted to guided missile destroyer (DDG-31) in 1965-66. Stricken 16 Mar 1988. Later in use as a weapons trials ship at Engineering Field Activity West, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, San Bruno, CA. Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise07/21/2004.
DD 937 Davis 2/1/1955 3/28/1956 2/28/1957 12/20/1982 Sold for scrap 30 June 1994.
DD 938 Jonas Ingram 6/15/1955 8/7/1956 7/19/1957 03/04/1983 Sunk as target, 23 July 1988.
DD 940 Manley 2/10/1955 4/12/1956 2/1/1957 03/04/1983 Sold for scrap, 30 June 1994.
DD 941 Dupont 5/11/1955 9/8/1956 7/1/1957 03/04/1983 Sold for scrap 11 Dec 1992.
DD 942 Bigelow 7/6/1955 2/2/1957 11/8/1957 11/05/1982 Sold for scrap in 1993. Repossessed 1 Oct 1996, Scrapping not begun. Temporarily berthed at Philadelphia until resold 10 Feb 1999. Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise 04/02/2003
DD 943 Blandy 12/29/1955 12/19/1956 11/26/1957 11/05/1982 Sold to N.R. Acquisition, 06/30/94. Broken up for scrap during 1996.
DD 944 Mullinnix 4/5/1956 3/18/1957 3/7/1958 08/11/1983 Sunk as target, 22 Aug 1992.
DD 945 Hull 9/12/1956 8/10/1957 7/3/1958 08/11/1983 Sunk as target, 7 Apr 1998.
DD 946 Edson 12/3/1956 1/4/1958 4/3/1959 12/15/1988 Stricken 31 Jan 1989. Preserved as memorial berthed at New York City, donated 30 June 1989.
DD 947 Somers 3/4/1957 5/30/1958 4/9/1959 11/19/1982 Converted to guided missile destroyer (DDG-34) in 1965-67. Sunk as target, 21 July 1998 as part of the RIMPAC multinational naval exercise.
DD 948 Morton 3/4/1957 5/23/1958 5/26/1959 11/22/1982 Sold for scrap, 4 Mar 1992.
DD 949 Parsons 6/17/1957 8/19/1958 10/29/1959 11/19/1982 Converted to guided missile destroyer (DDG-33) in 1965-67. Stricken 15 May 1984 and scrapped.
DD 950 Richard S Edwards 12/20/1956 9/24/1957 2/5/1959 12/15/1982 Sunk as a target off Kauai Hawaii, 12 May 1997.
DD 951 Turner Joy 9/30/1957 5/5/1958 8/3/1959 11/22/1982 Involved in Gulf of Tonkin incident which provoked the Vietnam War. Stricken 13 Feb 1990. Preserved as a memorial at Bremerton WA donated 10 Apr 1991.



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