Davis IV dd 937


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Davis IV DD- 937

Davis IV

( DD-937: dp. 3,807; 1. 418'5"; b. 45'1"; dr. 14'2";
s. 33 k., cpl. 311, a. 3 5", 4 3", 4 21" tt., 1 act.; cl.
Forrest Sherman)

The fourth Davis (DD-937) was launched 28 March 1956 by Bethlehem Steel Co., Quincy, Mass.; sponsored by Mrs. G. F. Davis, widow of Commander Davis; and commissioned 6 March 1957, Commander G. G. Ball in command.

From her commissioning through the end of 1962, Davis, based on Newport, has exercised off the east coast as a unit of the Destroyer Force, Atlantic Fleet. Her operations have taken her to the Caribbean (1957, 1959, and 1960), northern Europe (1957 and 1958), the Mediterranean (1957-58, and 1960), and the Black Sea (1960).
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