Allied Warships

USS John W. Thomason (DD 760)

Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class

NavyThe US Navy
ClassAllen M. Sumner 
PennantDD 760 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down21 Nov 1943 
Launched30 Sep 1944 
Commissioned11 Oct 1945 
End service8 Dec 1970 

Decommissioned 8 December 1970.
Stricken 1 February 1974.
Transferred to Taiwan 6 May 1974 being renamed Nan Yang.
Nan Yang was decommissioned in January 2000.


Commands listed for USS John W. Thomason (DD 760)

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1T/Cdr. William Leonard Tagg, USN11 Oct 19453 Jun 1946

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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