Allied Warships

USS Lloyd Thomas (DD 764)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGearing 
PennantDD 764 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down26 Mar 1944 
Launched5 Oct 1945 
Commissioned21 Mar 1947 
End service12 Oct 1973 
History

Reclassified as DDE-764 on 4 March 1950.
Reverted back to DD-764 30 June 1962.
Decommissioned and stricken 12 October 1973.
Transferred to Taiwan 12 October 1973 being renamed Dang Yang.
Dang Yang was stricken 16 March 1999.

 

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