Allied Warships

USS Gyatt (DD 712)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 712 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down7 Sep 1944 
Launched15 Apr 1945 
Commissioned2 Jul 1945 
End service 

Reclassified as DDG-1 on 1 December 1955.
Reclassified to DDG-712 on 30 December 1956.
Reclassified back to DDG-1 on 23 May 1957.
Reverted back to DD-712 on 1 October 1962.
Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 22 October 1969.
Sunk as a target off the coast of Virginia 11 June 1970.


Commands listed for USS Gyatt (DD 712)

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1T/Cdr. Albert David Kaplan, USN2 Jul 19456 Jun 1946

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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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