Allied Warships

USS Glennon (ii) (DD 840)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGearing 
PennantDD 840 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down12 Mar 1945 
Launched14 Jul 1945 
Commissioned4 Oct 1945 
End service1 Oct 1976 
History

Decommissioned on 1 October 1976.
Stricken 1 October 1976.
Sunk as a target off the coast of Puerto Rico 26 February 1981.

 

Commands listed for USS Glennon (ii) (DD 840)

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1George Washington Pressey, USN4 Oct 1945Feb 1947

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