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Spruance DW-963

(DW963: dp. 7,600 (f.); 1. 563'; b. 55'; dr. 19'; s. 30 k.; cpl. 250; a. 2 5", ASROC, Sea Sparrow, 2 mk. 32 tt.; cl. Spruance)

Spruance (DD-963) was laid down on 27 November 1972 by Ingalls Shipbuilding Division at Pascagoula, Miss.; launched on 10 November 1973; sponsored by Mrs. Raymond A. Spruance; and commissioned on 20 September 1975, Comdr. Raymond J. Harbrecht in command.