Allied Warships

USS Bearss (DD 654)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 654 
Built byGulf Shipbuilding Corp. (Chickasaw, Alabama, U.S.A.) 
Ordered15 Dec 1941 
Laid down14 Jul 1942 
Launched25 Jul 1943 
Commissioned12 Apr 1944 
End service 

Decommissioned 31 January 1947.
Recommissioned 7 September 1951.
Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 1 December 1974.
Sold 14 April 1976 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Bearss (DD 654)

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1T/Cdr. John Alden Webster, USN12 Apr 194413 Apr 1945
2Lt.Cdr. Emmett Mobley Compton, USN13 Apr 1945

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Media links

Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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