Allied Warships

USS Myles C. Fox (DD 829)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGearing 
PennantDD 829 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down14 Aug 1944 
Launched13 Jan 1945 
Commissioned20 Mar 1945 
End service 
History

Reclassified as DDR-829 on March 1949.
Reverted back to DD-829 on 1 April 1964.
Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 1 October 1979.
Transferred to Greece 2 August 1980 and cannibalized for spare parts.

 

Commands listed for USS Myles C. Fox (DD 829)

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CommanderFromTo
1Cdr. John Southworth Fahy, USN20 Mar 194527 Aug 1945
2Donald Erzinger Willman, USN27 Aug 19454 Feb 1948
3T/Cdr Henry Glass Munson, USN4 Feb 194829 Apr 1949

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