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DD-710 Gearing-class

Ships
Hull No. Ship Name Laid Down Launch Comm Status
DD 710 Gearing 8/10/1944 2/18/1945 5/3/1945 Sold for scrap, Nov 1974.
DD 711 Eugene A Green 8/17/1944 3/18/1945 6/8/1945 Transferred to Spain, 31 Aug 1972; renamed CHURRUCA. Stricken from USN 2 July 1975 and sold to Spain. Served Spanish Navy until stricken 15 Sep 1989 and scrapped.
DD 712 Gyatt 9/7/1944 4/15/1945 7/2/1945 Converted to first guided missile destroyer (DDG-1), Nov 1955 - Nov 1956. See notes for DDG-1. Sunk as target off Virginia, 11 June 1970.
DD 713 Kenneth D Bailey 9/21/1944 6/17/1945 7/31/1945 Sold to Iran, 13 Jan 1975; cannibalized for spare parts.
DD 714 William R Rush 10/15/1944 7/8/1945 9/21/1945 Transferred to South Korea, 1 July 1978; renamed KANG WON (DD-922) and is still active with the South Korean Navy as of 1998.
DD 715 William M Wood 11/2/1944 7/29/1945 11/24/1945 Sunk as target, March 1983.
DD 716 Wiltsie 3/13/1945 8/31/1945 1/12/1946 Sold to Pakistan, 29 Apr 1977; renamed TARIQ. Became flagship of Pakistani navy, 25 Jan 1990 and renamed NAZIM. Still active as of 1998.
DD 717 Theodore E Chandler 4/23/1945 10/20/1945 3/22/1946 Sold for scrap, Dec 1975
DD 718 Hamner 4/25/1945 11/24/1945 7/12/1946 Sold to Taiwan, 17 Dec 1980; renamed YUN HANG. Still active as of 1998.
DD 719 Epperson 6/20/1945 12/22/1945 3/19/1949 Sold to Pakistan, 29 Apr 1977; renamed TAIMUR (D-166). Still active in Pakistani Navy as of 1998.
DD 720 Castle 7/11/1945     Construction halted, 12 Aug 1945. Stricken 2 Nov 1954, and sold for scrap, Aug 1955.
DD 721 Woodrow R Thompson 8/1/1945     Construction halted, 12 Aug 1945. Stricken 2 Nov 1954, and sold for scrap, Aug 1955.
DD 742 Frank Knox 5/8/1944 9/17/1944 12/11/1944 Sold to Greece, 23 Jan 1971; renamed THEMISTOCLES. Served Greek Navy until stricken in 1992. Laid up in Souda Bay, Crete as of Jan 1998.
DD 743 Southerland 5/27/1944 10/5/1944 12/22/1944 Sunk as a target, 2 Aug 1997.
DD 763 William C Lawe 3/12/1944 5/21/1945 12/18/1946 Stricken 1 Oct 1983, berthed in the James River awaiting disposal (Portsmouth VA).
DD 764 Lloyd Thomas 3/26/1944 10/5/1945 3/21/1947 Sold to Taiwan, 12 Oct 1973; renamed DANG YANG. Still active in Taiwanese Navy as of 1998.
DD 765 Keppler 4/23/1944 6/24/1946 5/23/1947 Sold to Turkey, 1 July 1972; renamed TINAZTEPE. Served until stricken and scrapped in 1982.
DD 766 Lansdale 4/2/1944 12/20/1946   Never commissioned. Berthed as incomplete hulk in Suisan Bay after launching 20 Dec 1946. Bow was removed to repair FLOYD B PARKS (DD-884) in May 1956. Stricken 9 June 1958 and scrapped.
DD 767 Seymour D Owens 4/3/1944 2/24/1947   Never commissioned. Berthed as incomplete hulk in Suisan Bay after launching 24 Feb 1947. Bow was removed to repair ERNEST G SMALL (DD-838) in May 1956. Stricken 9 June 1956 and scrapped.
DD 768 Hoel 4/21/1944     Cancelled 13 Sep 1946 after laid down, scrapped on the ways, Jan 1947.
DD 769 Abner Read 5/21/1944     Cancelled 13 Sep 1946 after laid down, scrapped on the ways, Jan 1947.
DD 782 Rowan 3/25/1944 12/29/1944 3/31/1945 Sold to Taiwan, 10 June 1977; renamed CHAO YANG. Cannibalized for spare parts in late 1977.
DD 783 Gurke 7/1/1944 2/15/1945 5/12/1945 Sold to Greece, 17 Mar 1977; renamed TOMBAZIS. Served until stricken 12 Jan 1997.
DD 784 McKean 9/15/1944 3/31/1945 6/9/1945 Sold to Turkey, 2 Nov 1982; cannibalized for spare parts.
DD 785 Henderson 10/27/1944 5/28/1945 8/4/1945 Sold to Pakistan, 30 Sep 1980; renamed TUGHRIL (D-167). Still active in Pakistani Navy as of 1998.
DD 786 Richard B Anderson 12/1/1944 7/7/1945 10/26/1945 Sold to Taiwan, 10 June 1977; renamed KAI YANG. Still active in Taiwanese Navy as of 1998.
DD 787 James E Kyes 12/27/1944 8/4/1945 2/8/1946 Sold to Taiwan, 18 Apr 1973; renamed CHIEN YANG. Still active in Taiwanese Navy as of 1998.
DD 788 Hollister 1/18/1945 10/9/1945 3/29/1946 Sold to Taiwan, 3 Mar 1983; renamed CHEN YANG. Still active in Taiwanese Navy as of 1998.
DD 789 Eversole 2/28/1945 1/8/1946 5/10/1946 Sold to Turkey, 3 Mar 1983; renamed GAYRET. Still active in Turkish Navy as of 1998.
DD 790 Shelton 5/31/1945 3/8/1946 6/21/1946 Sold to Taiwan, 18 Apr 1973; renamed LAO YANG. Still active in Taiwanese Navy as of 1998.
DD 791 Seaman 7/10/1945 5/29/1946   Never commissioned, launched 29 May 1946 and placed in Pacific Reserve Fleet until sold for scrap, Sep 1961.
DD 805 Chevalier 6/12/1944 10/29/1944 6/2/1975 Transferred to South Korea, 5 July 1972; renamed CHUNG BUK. Stricken from Usn, 2 June 1975 and sold to South Korea. Still active in South Korean Navy as of 1998.
DD 806 Higbee 6/26/1944 11/12/1944 1/27/1945 Sunk as target in the Pacific, June 1983.
DD 807 Benner 7/10/1944 11/30/1944 2/13/1945 Sold for scrap, Mar 1975.
DD 808 Dennis J Buckley 7/24/1944 12/20/1944 3/2/1945 Sold for scrap, Apr 1974.
DD 809 (No Name)       Cancelled 12 Aug 1945.
DD 810 (No Name)       Cancelled 12 Aug 1945.
DD 811 (No Name)       Cancelled 12 Aug 1945.
DD 812 (No Name)       Cancelled 12 Aug 1945.
DD 813 (No Name)       Cancelled, 12 Aug 1945.
DD 814 (No Name)       Cancelled, 12 Aug 1945.
DD 815 Charles H Roan       Cancelled, 12 Aug 1945.
DD 816 Timmerman       Cancelled, 12 Aug 1945.
DD 817 Corry 4/5/1945 7/28/1945 2/26/1946 Sold to Greece, 8 July 1981; renamed KRIEZIS. Served until stricken in 1994. Laid up in Souda Bay, Crete as of Jan 1998.
DD 818 New 4/14/1945 8/18/1945 4/5/1946 Sold to South Korea, 23 Feb 1977; renamed TAEJON. Still active in South Korean Navy as of 1998.
DD 819 Holder 4/23/1945 8/25/1945 5/18/1946 Sold to Ecuador, 23 Feb 1977; renamed PRESIDENTE ELROY ALFARO. Served Ecuadorian Navy until stricken and scrapped in 1991.
DD 820 Rich 5/16/1945 10/5/1945 7/3/1946 Sold for scrap, Dec 1979.
DD 821 Johnston 3/26/1945 10/19/1945 8/23/1946 Sold to Taiwan, 27 Feb 1981; renamed CHEN YANG. Still active as of 1998.
DD 822 Robert H McCard 6/20/1945 11/9/1945 10/26/1946 Transferred to Turkey, 5 June 1980; renamed KILIC ALI PASA. Stricken from USN, 6 Aug 1987 and sold to Turkey. Still active in Turkish Navy as of 1998.
DD 823 Samuel B Roberts 6/27/1945 11/30/1945 12/20/1946 Sunk as target off Puerto Rico, 14 Nov 1971.
DD 824 Basilone 7/7/1945 12/21/1945 7/26/1949 Sunk as target off Florida, 9 Apr 1982.
DD 826 Agerholm 9/10/1945 3/30/1946 6/20/1946 Sunk as target off California, 18 July 1982.
DD 828 Timmerman 10/1/1945 5/19/1951 9/26/1952 Completed as hunter-killer destroyer (DDK-828). Sold for scrap, Apr 1959.
DD 829 Myles C FOx 8/14/1944 1/13/1945 3/20/1945 Sold to Greece, 2 Aug 1980; cannibalized for spare parts.
DD 830 Everett F Larson 9/4/1944 1/28/1945 4/6/1945 Loaned to South Korea, 30 Oct 1972; renamed JEONG BUK. Stricken from USN, 2 June 1975 and sold to South Korea. Still active in South Korean Navy as of 1998.
DD 831 Goodrich 9/18/1944 2/25/1945 4/24/1945 Sold for scrap, Sep 1977.
DD 832 Hanson 10/7/1944 3/11/1945 5/11/1945 Sold to Taiwan, 18 Apr 1973; renamed LIAO YANG. Still active in Taiwanese Navy as of 1998.
DD 833 Herbert J Thomas 10/30/1944 3/25/1945 5/29/1945 Sold to Taiwan, 6 May 1974; renamed HAN YANG. Still active as of 1998.
DD 834 Turner 11/13/1944 4/8/1945 6/12/1945 Sold for scrap, Oct 1970.
DD 835 Charles P Cecil 12/2/1944 4/22/1945 6/29/1945 Sold to Greece, 2 Aug 1980; renamed APOSOLIS. Served until stricken in 1993. Laid up in Souda Bay, Crete as of Jan 1998.
DD 836 George K MacKenzie 12/21/1944 5/13/1945 7/13/1945 Sunk as target off California, 15 Oct 1976.
DD 837 Sarsfield 1/15/1945 5/27/1945 7/31/1945 Sold to Taiwan, 1 Oct 1977; renamed TE YANG. Still active in Taiwanese Navy as of 1998.
DD 838 Ernest G Small 1/30/1945 6/14/1945 8/12/1945 Sold to Taiwan, 13 Apr 1971; renamed FU YANG. Still active as of 1998.
DD 839 Power 2/26/1945 6/30/1945 9/13/1945 Sold to Taiwan, 1 Oct 1977; renamed SHEN YANG. Still active as of 1998.
DD 840 Glennon 3/12/1945 7/14/1945 10/4/1945 Sunk as target off Puerto Rico, 26 Feb 1981.
DD 841 Noa 3/26/1945 7/30/1945 11/2/1945 Loaned to Spain, 31 Oct 1973; renamed BLAS DE LEZO. Stricken from USN, 2 June 1975 and sold to Spain. Served Spanish Navy until stricken and scrapped in 1991.
DD 842 Fiske 4/9/1945 9/8/1945 11/28/1945 Loaned to Turkey, 5 June 1980; renamed PIYALE PASA. Stricken from USN, 6 Aug 1987 and sold to Turkey. Still active in Turkish Navy as of 1998.
DD 843 Warrington 4/23/1945 9/27/1945 12/20/1945 Heavily damaged by North Vietnamese shore battieries on 16 July 1972. Found unfit for service, Aug 1972. Sold to Taiwan, 24 Apr 1973; cannibalized for spare parts.
DD 844 Perry 5/14/1945 10/25/1945 1/17/1946 Sold for scrap, June 1974.
DD 845 Bausell 5/28/1945 11/19/1945 2/7/1946 Strick 30 May 1978, bethed at Mare Island CA, awaiting disposal.
DD 846 Ozbourn 6/16/1945 12/22/1945 3/5/1946 Sold for scrap, Dec 1975.
DD 847 Robert L Wilson 7/2/1945 1/5/1946 3/28/1946 Sunk as target off Puerto Rico, 25 Jan 1980.
DD 848 Witek 7/16/1945 2/2/1946 4/25/1946 Used as an experimental vessel most of her career, having tested the sound gear formerly installed in the German heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen in mid-1948. Sunk as target off Virginia, 4 July 1969.
DD 849 Richard F Kraus 7/31/1945 3/2/1946 5/23/1946 Tested the first shipboard 3"/50 gun mount in 1947. Assisted with development of Terrier missile in 1948. Sold to South Korea, 23 Feb 1977; renamed KWANG JU. Still active in South Korean Navy as of 1998.
DD 850 Joseph P Kennedy Jr 4/2/1945 7/26/1945 12/15/1945 Stricken 1 July 1973. Preserved as a memorial berthed at "Battleship Cove" in Fall River MA next to MASSACHUSETTS (BB-59).
DD 851 Rupertus 5/2/1945 9/21/1945 3/8/1946 Sold to Greece, 10 July 1973; renamed KOUNTOURIOTIS. Served until stricken in 1995. Laid up in Souda Bay, Crete as of Jan 1998.
DD 852 Leonard F Mason 8/6/1945 1/4/1946 6/28/1946 Sold to Taiwan, 10 Mar 1978; renamed SHUEI YANG. Still active in Taiwanese Navy as of 1998.
DD 853 Charles H Roan 9/27/1945 3/15/1946 9/12/1946 Sold to Turkey, 21 Sep 1973; renamed MARESAL FEVZI CAKAK. Served until stricken and scrapped in 1995.
DD 854 Robert A Owens 7/7/1945     Cancelled, 12 Aug 1945.
DD 855 (No Name) 8/6/1945     Cancelled, 12 Aug 1945.
DD 856 (No Name)       Cancelled, 12 Aug 1945.
DD 858 FRED T BERRY 7/16/1944 1/28/1945 5/12/1945 Scuttled off Key West FL, 14 May 1972.
DD 859 Norris 8/29/1944 2/25/1945 6/9/1945 Sold to Turkey, 7 July 1974; renamed KOCATEPE. Served until stricken and scrapped in 1993.
DD 860 McCaffery 10/10/1944 4/4/1945 7/26/1945 Sold for scrap, June 1974.
DD 861 Harwood 10/29/1944 5/22/1945 9/28/1945 Loaned to Turkey, 17 Dec 1971; renamed KOCATEPE. Stricken from USN, 1 Feb 1973 and sold to Turkey. Sunk in error by Turkish aircraft 22 July 1974 during Turkish landings on Cypress.
DD 862 Vogelgesang 8/3/1944 1/15/1945 4/28/1945 Sold to Mexico, 24 Feb 1982; renamed QUETZALCOATL. Still active in Mexican Navy as of 1998.
DD 863 Steinaker 9/1/1944 2/13/1945 2/24/1982 Sold to Mexico, 24 Feb 1982; renamed NETZAHUALCOYOTL. Still active in Mexican Navy as of 1998.
DD 864 Harold J Ellison 10/3/1944 3/14/1945 6/23/1945 Sold to Pakistan, 1 Oct 1983; renamed SHAH JAHAN. Served until stricken and scrapped in 1994.
DD 865 Charles R Ware 11/1/1944 4/12/1945 7/21/1945 Sunk as target in Carribean, 15 Nov 1981.
DD 866 Cone 11/30/1944 5/10/1945 8/18/1945 Sold to Pakistan, 1 Oct 1982; renamed ALAMGIR (D-160). Still active in Pakistani Navy as of 1998.
DD 867 Stribling 1/15/1945 6/8/1945 9/29/1945 Sunk as target off Puerto Rico, 27 July 1980.
DD 868 Brownson 2/13/1945 7/7/1945 11/17/1945 Sold for scrap, June 1977.
DD 869 Arnold J Isbell 3/14/1945 8/6/1945 2/1/1974 Sold to Greece, 1 Feb 1974; renamed SACHTOURIS. Stricken from Greek Navy in 1993, laid up in Souda Bay, Crete as of Jan 1998.
DD 870 Fechteler 4/12/1945 9/19/1945 3/2/1946 Sold for scrap, June 1972.
DD 871 Damato 5/10/1945 11/21/1945 4/27/1946 Sold to Pakistan, 30 Sep 1980; renamed TIPPU SULTAN (D-168). Served until stricken and scrapped in 1994.
DD 872 Forrest Royal 6/8/1945 1/17/1946 6/29/1946 Loaned to Turkey, 27 Mar 1971; renamed ADATEPE. Stricken from USN, 1 Feb 1973 and sold to Turkey. Remained in service with Turkish Navy until stricken and scrapped in 1993.
DD 873 Hawkins 5/14/1944 10/7/1944 2/10/1945 Sold to Taiwan, 17 March 1983; renamed SHAO YANG. Still active as of 1998.
DD 874 Duncan 5/22/1944 10/27/1944 2/25/1945 Sunk as target off California, 31 July 1980.
DD 875 Henry W Tucker 5/29/1944 11/8/1944 3/12/1945 Sold to Brazil, 3 Dec 1973; renamed MARCILIO DIAS. Still active as of 1998.
DD 876 Rogers 6/3/1944 11/20/1944 3/26/1945 Sold to South Korea, 25 July 1981; renamed JEONG JU. Still active as of 1998.
DD 877 Perkins 6/19/1944 12/7/1944 4/4/1945 Sold to Argentina, 15 Jan 1973; renamed COMODORO PY. She served the Argentine Navy until stricken and scrapped in 1984.
DD 878 Vesole 7/3/1944 12/29/1944 4/23/1945 Sunk as target off Puerto Rico, 14 Apr 1983.
DD 879 Leary 8/11/1944 1/20/1945 5/7/1945 Loaned to Spain, 31 Oct 1973; renamed LANGARA. Stricken from USN, 2 June 1975 and sold to Spain. Served Spanish Navy until stricken and scrapped in 1992.
DD 880 Dyess 8/17/1944 1/26/1945 5/21/1945 Sold to Greece, 8 July 1981; cannibalized for spare parts.
DD 881 Bordelon 9/9/1944 3/3/1945 6/5/1945 Sold to Iran, July 1977; cannibalized for spare parts.
DD 882 Furse 9/23/1944 3/9/1945 8/31/1972 Loaned to Spain, 31 Aug 1972; renamed GRAVINA. Stricken from USN, 2 June 1975 and sold to Spain. Served Spanish Navy until stricken and scrapped in 1991.
DD 883 Newman K Perry 10/10/1944 3/17/1945 2/27/1981 Sold to South Korea, 27 Feb 1981; renamed KYONG KAI. Still active as of 1998.
DD 884 Floyd B Parks 10/30/1944 3/31/1945 7/31/1945 Sold for scrap, Apr 1984.
DD 885 John R Craig 11/17/1944 4/14/1945 8/20/1945 Sunk as target off California, 6 June 1980.
DD 886 Orleck 11/28/1944 5/12/1945 10/1/1982 Loaned to Turkey, 1 Oct 1982; renamed YUCETEPE. Stricken from USN, 6 Aug 1987 and sold to Turkey. Dedicated as museum at Orange TX 11 Aug 2000.
DD 887 Brinkley Bass 12/20/1944 5/26/1945 12/3/1973 Sold to Brazil, 3 Dec 1973; renamed MARIZ E BARROS. Decommissioned by Brazilian Navy, 1 Sep 1997, serving since as a dockside training ship. She has been selected to be expended as a target.
DD 888 Stickell 1/5/1945 6/16/1945 10/31/1945 Sold to Greece, 1 July 1972; renamed KANARIS. Served Greek Navy until stricken in 1994. Laid up in Souda Bay, Crete as of Jan 1998.
DD 889 O Hare 1/27/1945 6/22/1945 11/29/1945 Loaned to Spain, 31 Oct 1973; renamed MENDEZ NUNEZ. Stricken from USN, 2 June 1975 and sold to Spain. Served Spanish Navy until stricken and scrapped in 1992.
DD 890 Meredith 1/27/1945 6/28/1945 6/29/1979 Sold to Turkey, 29 June 1979; renamed SAVASTEPE. Still active in Turkish Navy as of 1998.
DD 891 (No Name)       Cancelled, 8 Mar 1945.
DD 892 (No Name)       Cancelled, 8 Mar 1945.
DD 893 (No Name)       Cancelled, 8 Mar 1945.
DD 894 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.
DD 895 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.
DD 896 (No Name)       Cancelled, 8 Mar 1945.
DD 897 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 898 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 899 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 900 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 901 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 902 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 903 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 904 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 905 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.
DD 906 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.
DD 907 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.
DD 908 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.
DD 909 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 910 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 911 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 912 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 913 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 914 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 915 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 916 (No Name)       Cancelled, 28 Mar 1945.
DD 917 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.
DD 918 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.
DD 919 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.
DD 920 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.
DD 921 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.
DD 922 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.
DD 923 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.
DD 924 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.
DD 925 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.
DD 926 (No Name)       Cancelled, 27 Mar 1945.



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