Allied Warships

USS Muir (DE 770)

Destroyer Escort of the Cannon class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer Escort
ClassCannon 
PennantDE 770 
Built byTampa Shipbuilding Co. Inc. (Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.) 
Ordered8 Nov 1942 
Laid down1 Jun 1943 
Launched4 Jun 1944 
Commissioned30 Aug 1944 
End serviceSep 1947 
History

Decommissioned in September 1947.
Stricken by the U.S.N. 15 November 1974.
Transferred to South Korea 2 February 1956 being renamed Kyong Ki.
Kyong Ki was stricken 28 December 1977 and transferred to the Philippines and cannibalized for spare parts.

 

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1Theodore Arthur O'Gorman, USNR30 Aug 1944

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