USS HOEL (DDG-13) Major Career Events

 

Day-Month

Year

to

Day-Month

Year

Deployment / Event

Cruise Book in NDL?*

Remarks

03 AUG

1959

Keel laid, Defoe Shipbuilding Co., Bay City, MI

 

 

04 AUG

1960

Christened, Launched, Defoe Shipbuilding Co.

 

 

16 JUN

1962

Commissioned, Boston, MA

 

 

11 SEP

1962

 

 

 

Arrived homeport, San Diego, CA

 Yes ”Year One” (1)

 

17 OCT

1963

-

?? APR

1964

WESTPAC (1)

 None produced

 

06 MAR

1965

-

11 SEP

1965

WESTPAC (2) (Vietnam War-1)

 None produced

 

SEP

1965

-

FEB

1966

Regular Overhaul, Hunters Point NSY, CA

 

 

28 JUL

1966

-

03 FEB

1967

WESTPAC (3) (Vietnam War-2)

 None produced

 

28 DEC

1967

-

28 JUN

1968

WESTPAC (4) (Vietnam War-3)

 Yes (2)

 

AUG

1968

-

MAR

1969

Regular Overhaul, Hunters Point NSY, CA

 

 

17 SEP

1969

-

23 MAR

1970

WESTPAC (5) (Vietnam War-4)

 Yes (2)

 

06 NOV

1970

-

29 MAY

1971

WESTPAC (6) (Vietnam War-5)

 Yes (2)

 

15 JUL

1971

-

23 DEC

1971

Regular Overhaul, Long Beach NSY, CA

 

 

13 JUN

1972

-

13 JAN

1973

WESTPAC (7) (Vietnam War-6)

 Yes (2)

 

01 FEB

1974

-

01 AUG

1974

WESTPAC (8)

 Yes (1)

 

07 JAN

1975

-

13 NOV

1975

Regular Overhaul, Long Beach NSY, CA

 

 

25 SEP

1976

-

15 MAY

1977

WESTPAC (9)

 Yes (1)

 

26 SEP

1978

-

08 APR

1979

WESTPAC (10) +Indian Ocean + Persian Gulf

 Yes (1)

 

11 JUN

1979

-

11 JUN

1980

Regular Overhaul, Long Beach NSY, CA

 

 

01 APR

1981

-

23 NOV

1981

WESTPAC (11) +Indian Ocean

 Yes (1)

 

30 OCT

1982

-

14 MAY

1983

WESTPAC (12)

 Yes (1)

 

03 OCT

1983

-

13 SEP

1984

Regular Overhaul, Long Beach NSY, CA

 

 

24 JUL

1985

-

21 DEC

1985

WESTPAC (13) +Indian Ocean

 Yes (1)

 

25 JUL

1987

-

19 JAN

1988

WESTPAC (14) +Indian Ocean + Persian Gulf

 Yes (2)

19 Oct 87; Operation Nimble Archer

24 FEB

1989

-

24 AUG

1989

WESTPAC (15) +Indian Ocean

 Yes (1)

 

01 OCT

1990

Decommissioned, San Diego, CA

 

 

*NDL = Navy Department Library, Washington Navy Yard, DC (www.history.navy.mil)