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1958 U.S.S. Dewey DLG-14 United States Navy Ship Launching Framed Picture
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This item is already sold1958 U.S.S. Dewey DLG-14 United States Navy Ship Launching Framed Picture
U.S.S. Dewey DLG-14   Destroyer   United States   Navy   Ship   Military   Launching   Picture   Sailor
The pictures show views of this 1958 U.S.S. Dewey DLG-14 United States Navy Ship Launching Framed Picture. Also shown is the text that is attached to the back. The picture is of the ship being launched with flags flying. A few Sailors can be seen on deck. This picture was purchased from a retired ship yard worker. The matted picture with the frame measures 14-3/4'' x 12-3/4''. The picture appears to be in mint condition and the frame has a few small scuff marks as pictured. Below here is some Historical reference information found about the U.S.S. Dewey:

USS Dewey (DLG-14)(DDG-45)
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

USS Dewey (DLG-14)(DDG-45)
Career (US)
Builder: Bath Iron Works
Laid down: August 10, 1957
Launched: November 30, 1958
Acquired: December 2, 1959
Commissioned: December 7, 1959
Decommissioned: August 31, 1990
Struck: November 20, 1992
Status: Disposed of, sold by Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) for scrapping
General Characteristics
Displacement: 5,800 tons
Length: 512.5 ft (156.2 m)
Beam: 52 ft (15.8 m)
Draught: 25 ft (7.6 m)
Propulsion: 4 1200psi boilers, 2 geared turbines
Speed: 36.5 knots
Range: 4500nm @ 20 Knots
Complement: 377 (21 officers + 356 enlisted)
Sensors and processing systems: AN/SPS-48E air-search radar, AN/SPS-49 air-search radar, AN/SPG-55B fire control radar, AN/SPG-53F gun fire control radar
Electronic warfare and decoys: AN/SLQ-32
Armament: one Mk 42 5-inch/54 (127mm/54) caliber gun, Mark 46 torpedoes from two Mk-32 triple mounts, one Mk 16 ASROC Missile Launcher, one Mk 10 Mod.0 Missile Launcher for Terrier / Standard (MR) Missiles, two Mk 141 Harpoon missile launchers

USS Dewey (DLG-14/DDG-45) was a ship in the United States Naval Service. She was named to honor George Dewey, the United States' only Admiral of the Navy. Dewey was laid down August 10, 1957, by Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine. She was launched 30 November 1958 and sponsored by Mrs. K. St. George, United States Representative from New York State. Dewey commissioned 7 December 1959, Commander Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr., in command. She was decommissioned August 31, 1990 and struck November 20, 1992 to be scrapped.

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1958 U.S.S. Dewey DLG-14 United States Navy Ship Launching Framed Picture 1958 U.S.S. Dewey DLG-14 United States Navy Ship Launching Framed Picture 1958 U.S.S. Dewey DLG-14 United States Navy Ship Launching Framed Picture


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