Allied Warships

USS Forrest Royal (DD 872)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGearing 
PennantDD 872 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down8 Jun 1945 
Launched17 Jan 1946 
Commissioned29 Jun 1946 
End service 
History

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Transferred to Turkey 27 March 1971 being renamed Adatepe.
Adatepe was stricken and scraped in 1993.

 

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