Allied Warships

USS Chevalier (ii) (DD 805)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGearing 
PennantDD 805 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down12 Jun 1944 
Launched29 Oct 1944 
Commissioned9 Jan 1945 
End service 
History

Reclassified as DDR-805 on 18 March 1949.
Reverted back to DD-805 13 July 1962.
Decommissioned on 1 July 1972 and transferred to South Korea.
Commisioned into the South Korean Navy as Chung Buk on 5 July 1972.
Chung Buk was sold for scrap in December 2000.

 

Commands listed for USS Chevalier (ii) (DD 805)

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1Cmdr Frederick Wolsieffer, USN9 Jan 194510 Aug 1946

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