USS Laffey was a WW2 heavy destroyer that took more hits and punishment than any other ship in WW2 without sinking. She saw heavy action at D-Day and in the Pacific where in 1 day she was hit by 4 bombs and 6 kamikazes yet failed to sink. The ship went on to take part in the atom bomb tests at Bikini, bombed North Korea, fought off Vietnam, accidentally sank an American ship, toured on patrol numerous times and is now a historical landmark in Charleston, SC. It cost $10M to refit recently.
USS Laffey a Benson-class destroyer, steams alongside another US ship in the South Pacific, Sept The Benson class was 30 thirty strong; last of the class was built in late heroic participant in the battle of Guadalcanal.