Allied Warships

USS Higbee (DD 806)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGearing 
PennantDD 806 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down26 Jun 1944 
Launched12 Nov 1944 
Commissioned27 Jan 1945 
End service 
History

Reclassified as DDR-806 18 March 1949.
Reverted back to DD-806 1 July 1963.
Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 15 July 1979.
Sunk as a target 24 April 1986.

 

Commands listed for USS Higbee (DD 806)

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1Cdr. Lindsay Williamson, USN27 Jan 19455 Sep 1946

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