Allied Warships

USS Witek (DD 848)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGearing 
PennantDD 848 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down16 Jul 1945 
Launched2 Feb 1946 
Commissioned25 Apr 1946 
End service 
History

Decommissioned in 1968.
Stricken 17 September 1968.
Sunk as a target off the coast of Virginia 4 July 1969.

 

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