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|80k||Vice Admiral Morton Lyndholm Deyo (1 July 1887 – November 1973) was an officer in the United States Navy, who was a naval gunfire support task force commander of World War II. Born in New York and a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Deyo served in both the Atlantic and Pacific Fleets. In the Atlantic, he commanded the destroyers which provided the first American escort assistance to allied convoys to England just prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. He later provided naval gunfire support at Utah Beach in the Normandy invasion as well as during the invasion of Southern France. At some point, Rear Admiral Deyo took over Cruiser Division 13 (CruDiv 13) from Rear Admiral Laurance T. DuBose. The Division consisted of four light cruisers - USS Biloxi, USS Birmingham, USS Mobile, and USS Santa Fe. Admiral Deyo commanded gunfire and covering force for the assault and occupation of Okinawa. During the battle, he was the last naval commander to form a battle line with battleships as they prepared to intercept the Japanese battleship Yamato. At the war's end, he accepted the surrender of Japanese forces at Sasebo, Kyushu and directed the Allied Occupational of Western Japan.||Bill Gonyo|
|62k||Artist's conception of the ship by the renowned graphic illustrator John Barrett with the text written by naval author and historian Robert F. Sumrall. Their company Navy Yard Associates offers prints of most destroyers, destroyer escorts, submarines and aircraft carriers in various configurations during the ship's lifetime. The prints can be customized with ship's patches, your photograph, your bio, etc. If you decide to purchase artwork from them please indicate that you heard about their work from NavSource.||Navy Yard Associates|
|63k||Undated, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.||Fred Prisley, CDR, USN (Ret.)|
|187k||Undated, location unknown.||-|
|157k||USS Deyo (DD-989), underway, location unknown. Note her attractive hull lines and low-visibility number. Photo U.S. Navy.||Robert Hurst|
|95k||Undated, location unknown.||Richard Miller BMCS USNR RET.|
|40k||Invitation to the christening ceremony.||S. Dale Hargrave|
|261k||The cover of the christening program.||S. Dale Hargrave|
|188k||Guests awaiting the christening.||S. Dale Hargrave|
|210k||Mrs. James H. P. Garnett, Admiral Deyo's daughter, christening the ship.||S. Dale Hargrave|
|140k||Presenting Mrs. Garnett with the christening bottle.||S. Dale Hargrave|
|35k||MCPON Thomas S. Crow inspects the troops at the commissioning ceremony for USS Deyo (DD-989) on March 22 1980. This was also the first time that a MCPON served as a principal speaker at a commissioning. Photo from the book Winds of Change, The History of the Office of the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, 1967-1992 by JO1 Charlotte D. (Roberts) Christ.||Bill Gonyo|
|93k||Deyo's bridge, May 1981.||Joseph Mowery|
|117k||Persian Gulf 1981||Jim Thomas|
|149k||DN-SC-92-04492. A Light Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 34 (HSL-34) SH-2F Seasprite helicopter sits on the flight deck of the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989). Photo by OS2 John Bouvia, June 1 1982.||Bill Gonyo|
|114k||Front cover of the 1985-1987 Welcome Aboard pamphlet.||Tommy Trampp|
|85k||January 14 1987 - Atlantic Ocean: the destroyer USS Deyo (DD-989), bottom, the battleship USS Iowa (BB-61), center, and the destroyer USS Comte De Grasse (DD-974) underway.||Fred Weiss|
|109k||DN-ST-87-09510. A starboard bow view of the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989) underway. Crew members are manning the rail. Photo by PHC Jeff Hilton, February 1 1987.||Bill Gonyo|
|178k||Circa 1989-1991, signed by CDR Lloyd Francis Knapp Swift.||Wolfgang Hechler|
Welcome Aboard pamphlet - circa 1989-1991.
|Tommy Trampp/Wolfgang Hechler|
|106k||USS Deyo (DD-989), foreground, as she steams off the port side of the Soviet aircraft carrier Fleet Admiral of the Soviet Union Kuznetsov in the waters south of Italy, on December 10 1991. The Kuznetsov is en route to duty with the Soviet Northern Fleet. USN photo taken by PH2 Paul A. Vise. ID: DNST9203344.||Robert Hurst|
|402k||Fantail view of USS Deyo in Eastern Mediterranean for NATO NGFS exercise, December 1991. photo by DS2 Buddy Stewart||Buddy Stewart|
|199k||USS Deyo (DD-989), exact date and location unknown (circa 1990-1991)||Buddy Stewart|
|75k||June 1 1993 - Aarhus, Denmark, the destroyer USS Deyo (DD-989) arriving in port during Exercise Baltops `93. Deyo served as flagship for the exercise commander.||Fred Weiss|
|128k||DN-SC-94-00914. A port quarter view of the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989), flagship for the commander of exercise BALTOPS '93. A Danish navy Lynx helicopter is parked on the flight deck of the ship. Photo by CDR Nathan Jones, Jun 1 1993.||Bill Gonyo|
|152k||DN-SC-94-00921. Capt. W. Scott Slocum, Commander Destroyer Squadron 26 and commander of exercise BALTOPS '93, tours an engineering space aboard the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989) with Russian Rear Adm. W.P. Comoyedoff, chief of the Baltic Squadron. DEYO is serving as Slocum's exercise flagship. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander. Photo by CDR Nathan Jones, June 1 1993.||Bill Gonyo|
|129k||DN-SC-94-00829. Captain W. Scott Slocum, Commander Destroyer Squadron 26 and exercise commander for BALTOPS '93, speaks with a Russian naval officer aboard the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989). Midshipman 2nd Class Christopher Akins, center, is serving as an interpreter. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. Photo by CDR Nathan Jones, June 1 1993.||Bill Gonyo|
Four views taken during BALTOPS 93. L-R
DPC (Data Processing Center) DS2 Stan Whiddon on his bike. BALTOPS 1993 Phase I June 8-10, photo by DS2 Buddy Stewart.
USS Deyo, BALTOPS 1993 Phase I June 8-10, photo by DS2 Buddy Stewart.
USS Deyo, BALTOPS 1993 Phase I Jun 11-13, anchored at Karlskrona Sweeden, photo by DS2 Buddy Stewart.
USS Deyo, BALTOPS 1993 Phase II Jun 14-17, RMSN Burke and CWO2 Adams, photo by DS2 Buddy Stewart.
Five more views taken during BALTOPS 93. L-R
USS Deyo, BALTOPS 1993 Phase I, photo by Cmdr. Nathan Jones. In the foreground is the Swedish navy minelayer ALVSBORG (M 02), in the center is the German navy frigate FGS KARLSRUHE (F 212), on the right is the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989) and on the left is the Russian Krivak 1 class frigate BDITELNY.
USS Deyo, BALTOPS 1993 Phase I, photo by Cmdr. Nathan Jones. A port bow view of the Russian navy-Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY underway in formation with the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989) and three German fast attack craft.
USS Deyo (DD-989) refuels from the German replenishment oiler Rhön (A 1443) during exercise "Baltops '93" Phase I on 01 June 1993 in the Baltic Sea. Deyo was serving as flagship for the exercise commander. Note that she is flying a German flag. Photo by Cmdr. Nathan Jones. USS Deyo, BALTOPS 1993 Phase I, Swedish Coast Guard Patrol Boat GOTLAND (KBV 181) with USS Deyo in background, photo by Cmdr. Nathan Jones. USS Deyo, DS2 Stewart on board USS Deyo during BALTOPS 93 Phase I.
Scans of the official BALTOPS 93 newsletter.
|61k||USS Deyo DD 989 in Gibraltar on 3rd November 1994.||© Daniel Ferro|
|70k||Photographed before summer 1996, since modifications and paintwork changed her appearance after that time.|
See Karsten's collection at http://www.geocities.com/kp_diver/index.htm.
|149k||February 3, 1997, location unknown.||Bill Gonyo|
|91k||STANAVFORMED cruise Flagship at Naples in 1998.||CAPT Steve Johnson|
|197k||Moored in Malaga, Spain in June 1998.||CDR Armando Ramirez, USN|
Interoperability Branch Chief
J-8 / JIAMDO
|80k||Norfolk February 27 2000.||Marc Piché|
|48k||Norfolk March 3 2000.||Marc Piché|
|131k||DN-SD-03-12923, 001018-N-1110A-506. Gunner's Mate 3rd Class (GM3) Casey Rogers (left) and Gunner's Mate 2nd Class (GM2) Christopher Doe verify rounds fired after a "Pre-Aim Action Calibration Fire" (PACFIRE) aboard the USS DEYO (DD 989). Photo by PH1 Tina Ackerman, October 18 2000.||Bill Gonyo|
|92k||DN-SD-03-12926, 001018-N-1110A-510. Sailors aboard USS DEYO (DD 989) work on the "Magnum 446" engine in the hangar bay. Photo by PH1 Tina Ackerman, October 18 2000.||Bill Gonyo|
|144k||DN-SD-03-12918, 001018-N-1110A-501. Fire Controlman (FC) Dennis Kenyon passes firing orders to gun mount two during naval surface fire support exercises aboard the destroyer USS DEYO (DD 989). Photo by PH1 Tina Ackerman, October 18 2000.||Bill Gonyo|
|28k||Barcelona, Spain February 8 2001.||Marc Piché|
|98k||During a NATO's STANAVFORMED port visit to Barcelona, Spain, Feb. 10, 2001. Outboard is the Greek frigate HS Epirus (F 456), ex-USS Connole (FF 1056).||Fabio Peña|
|91k||As above.||Fabio Peña|
|90k||Aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Sept. 2, 2002, the Military Sealift Command (MSC) ship USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) (center), and the destroyer USS Deyo (DD 989) (left) steam alongside Truman during a simultaneous underway replenishment (UNREP) operation at sea. U.S. Navy Photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class H. Dwain Willis.||Fred Weiss|
|146k||030313-N-0115R-054. The Mediterranean Sea, March 13 2003, Signalman 1st Class Christopher Holcombe from Chesapeake, Va. uses a signal light to communicate with the guided missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) from the signal bridge of the guided missile destroyer USS Deyo (DD 989). Deyo is currently deployed to the Mediterranean Sea conducting missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Journalist 2nd Class Patrick Reilly.||Bill Gonyo|
|74k||Suez Canal March 14 2003, the crew of the Spruance-class destroyer USS Deyo (DD 989) maintains a close watch as the ship transits the Suez Canal from the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea. Deyo is equipped with vertical launch Tomahawk missiles and can deliver more firepower and at greater distances than could the battleships of World War II.||Fred Weiss|
|44k||Suez Canal March 14 2003 the Spruance class destroyer USS Deyo (DD 989) makes it’s transit through the Suez Canal from the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea. Deyo is the first U.S. warship to enter the Red Sea during recent movements to the Cental Command area of operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.||Fred Weiss|
|104k||March 29, 2003, the Spruance Class destroyer USS Deyo (DD 989) conducts underway operations in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. U.S. Navy photo.||Fred Weiss|
|58k||This and the next 8 photos are from the decommissioning ceremony of the Deyo and the beginning of her journey to the Philadelphia ISMF on November 6 2003.||John H. Smalley|
|102k||As above.||John H. Smalley|
|114k||As above.||John H. Smalley|
|126k||As above.||John H. Smalley|
|105k||As above.||John H. Smalley|
|103k||As above.||John H. Smalley|
|94k||As above.||John H. Smalley|
|101k||As above.||John H. Smalley|
|116k||As above.||John H. Smalley|
|99k||031106-N-0880K-110. Norfolk, VA, November 6 2003, sailors assigned to the Spruance-class destroyer USS Deyo (DD 989) depart the ship for the final time during a decommissioning ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. The ship was commissioned March 22, 1980, and during its 23 years Deyo played a major role in operations in Atlantic and Eastern Pacific, Caribbean and Mediterranean Seas, and the Persian Gulf. U.S. Navy photo by Journalist Seaman Apprentice James Kusher.||Bill Gonyo|
|108k||Norfolk, VA, November 6 2003, the Spruance-class destroyer USS Deyo (DD 989) is all decked for her decommissioning ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Va. U.S. Navy Photograph.||Bill Gonyo|
|80k||Ship's patch||Mike Smolinski|
|151k||The Wackiest Ship in the Army is a 1960 CinemaScopecomedy-dramawar film starring Jack Lemmon, Ricky Nelson, and Chips Rafferty. It was filmed at Pearl Harbor and Kauai. Apparently the makers of the DVD chose a stock photo of Deyo to represent a naval vessel, failing to realize she wasn't built under two decades after the movie was released.||Tommy Trampp|
CDR Joseph John Hutton Jr. Mar 22 1980 - Jun 1 1981 CDR Richard Martin Reass Jun 1 1981 - Jun 12 1981 CDR William Anthony Earner Jr. Jun 12 1981 - Jun 11 1983 (Later VADM) CDR Douglas Jeffrey Katz Jun 11 1983 - Jul 3 1985 (Later VADM) CDR John Michael Fahey Jul 3 1985 - Aug 14 1987 CDR Thomas Gordon Russell Aug 14 1987 - Aug 30 1989 CDR Lloyd Francis Knapp Swift Aug 30 1989 - Jul 12 1991 CDR Arthur Houghton Barber III Jul 12 1991 - Apr 10 1993 CDR John Lane Willson Apr 10 1993 - Feb 15 1995 CDR Jeffrey Maydosz Feb 15 1995 - Nov 7 1996 CDR Daniel Stacy Beach Nov 7 1996 - Apr 9 1998 CDR Stephen James Johnson Apr 9 1998 - Oct 29 1999 CDR Stephen Wallace Hampton Oct 29 1999 - Jun 29 2001 CDR James Anthony Pelkofski Jun 29 2001 - Nov 6 2003
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