Allied Warships

USS Benner (DD 807)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGearing 
PennantDD 807 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down10 Jul 1944 
Launched30 Nov 1944 
Commissioned13 Feb 1945 
End service20 Nov 1970 
History

Reclassified as DDR-807 on 18 March 1949.
Reverted back to DD-807 on 15 November 1962.
Decommissioned on 20 November 1970.
Stricken 1 February 1974.
Sold 19 March 1975 and broken up for scrap.

 

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1Cdr. John Munholland, USN13 Feb 1945Apr 1946

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