Allied Warships

USS Shelton (ii) (DD 790)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGearing 
PennantDD 790 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down31 May 1945 
Launched8 Mar 1946 
Commissioned21 Jun 1946 
End service 
History

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 31 March 1973.
Transferred to Taiwan 18 April 1973 being renamed Lao Yang.
Lao Yang was decommissioned 16 March 1999.

 

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