Allied Warships

USS Charles P. Cecil (DD 835)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 835 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down2 Dec 1944 
Launched22 Apr 1945 
Commissioned29 Jun 1945 
End service1 Oct 1979 

Reclassified as DDR-835 on 18 March 1949.
Reverted back to DD-835 on 30 July 1963.
Decommissioned on 1 Oct 1979.
Stricken 1 October 1979.

Transferred to Greece 2 August 1980 being renamed Apostolis. D-216 Apostolis was decommissioned in 1993, laid at Suda bay until 4 March 2003 then sold for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Charles P. Cecil (DD 835)

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1T/Cdr. William Outerson, USN29 Jun 19454 May 1948

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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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