Allied Warships

USS Gatling (DD 671)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassFletcher 
PennantDD 671 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1942 
Laid down3 Mar 1943 
Launched20 Jun 1943 
Commissioned19 Aug 1943 
End service2 May 1960 
History

Decommissioned 16 July 1946.
Recommissioned 4 June 1951.
Decommissioned 2 May 1960.
Stricken 1 December 1974.
Sold 22 February 1977 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Gatling (DD 671)

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CommanderFromTo
1Alvin Franklin Richardson, USN19 Aug 194327 Dec 1944
2Vincent James Meola, USN27 Dec 194426 Nov 1945

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