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Hull Number: DD-780

Launch Date: 11/04/1944

Commissioned Date: 01/27/1945

Decommissioned Date: 12/05/1970

Call Sign: LUCKY STRIKE, HOTSPRING (53-56)

Voice Call Sign: NKQT


Namesake: MAX CLIFFORD STORMES

MAX CLIFFORD STORMES


Disposition:

Fram II. Transferred to Iran, as sale, on 02/16/1972 as PALANG (DDG-9), as replacement for the non-framed ex-PALANG (DD-8) (ex-GAINARD (DD-709)). Not operated since 1994 but may not have actually been scrapped.