Allied Warships

USS James E. Kyes (DD 787)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGearing 
PennantDD 787 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down27 Dec 1944 
Launched4 Aug 1945 
Commissioned8 Feb 1946 
End service 
History

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 31 March 1973.
Transferred to Taiwan 18 April 1973 being renamed Chien Yang.

 

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1Cdr. Kenneth Sydney Shook, USN8 Feb 1946Dec 1947

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