Allied Warships

USS Brinkley Bass (DD 887)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassGearing 
PennantDD 887 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down20 Dec 1944 
Launched26 May 1945 
Commissioned1 Oct 1945 
End service3 Dec 1973 
History

Decommissioned and stricken 3 December 1973.
Transferred to Brazil 3 December 1973 being renamed Mariz e Barros.
Mariz e Barros was decommissioned 1 September 1997.

 

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1Cdr. Phillip Wallace Winston, USN1 Oct 1945

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