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DD 791 Seaman

Seaman (DD-791), a never completed Gearing class destroyer, was laid down on 10 July 1945 by the Seattle - Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp., Seattle Wash.; launched on 29 May 1946; sponsored by Mrs. Barbara K. Seaman Widow of Lt. Comdr. Seaman; and delivered, partially complete on 25 June 1946 to the officer in charge of demobilizing shipping for the 13th Naval District.

Never commissioned, the destroyer was subsequently placed in the Bremerton Group of the Pacific Reserve Fleet, where she remained until struck from the Navy list on 1 March 1961. her hulk was sold to the First Steel and Ship Corp., New York on 12 September 1961, and was delivered to the Learner Co., Alameda Calif., on 22 September 1961 for scrapping.

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