Allied Warships

USS Henry W. Tucker (DD 875)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGearing 
PennantDD 875 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down29 May 1944 
Launched8 Nov 1944 
Commissioned12 Mar 1945 
End service 
History

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 3 December 1973.
Transferred to Brazil 3 December 1973 being renamed Marcilio Dias.
Marcilio Dias was sunk as a target in 1992.

 

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1Lcmdr Bernard Henree Meyer, USN12 Mar 194521 Nov 1946

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