Allied Warships

USS Gearing (DD 710)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 710 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down10 Aug 1944 
Launched18 Feb 1945 
Commissioned3 May 1945 
End service 1970 

Decommissioned in 1970.
Stricken 1 July 1973.
Sold 6 November 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Gearing (DD 710)

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1T/Cdr. Thomas Henry Copeman, USN3 May 194516 Nov 1945

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Media links

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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