Sellers DDG-11

 

Sellers (DDG-11: dp. 3,370, 1. 432', b. 47', dr. 21', s. 30+ k. cpl. 354; a. 2 5", Tar., ASROC, 6 21" tt., cl. Charles F. Adams) Sellers (DDG-11) was laid down on 3 August 1959 by Bath Iron Works Corp., Bath, Me., launched on 9 September 1960; sponsored by Mrs. Hugh Scott; and commissioned on 28 October 1961, Comdr. William R. Johnson in command. Sellers completed fitting out at Boston on 18 January 1962 and was assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DesRon) 6 with her home port at Charleston, S.C. She operated with DesRon 6 until 1969 when she was assigned to DesRon 4. The guided missile destroyer has spent part of each year since June 1963, except 1970, on deployment with the 6th Fleet or on special operations. Into September 1974, Sellers still serves with the Atlantic Fleet.