Allied Warships

USS Buck (ii) (DD 761)

Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassAllen M. Sumner 
PennantDD 761 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down1 Feb 1944 
Launched11 Mar 1945 
Commissioned28 Jun 1946 
End service15 Jul 1973 
History

Decommissioned and stricken 15 July 1973.
Transferred to Brazil 16 July 1973 being renamed Alagoas.
Alagoas was stricken 30 June 1995.

 

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1Cdr. Homer Howard Nielsen, USN28 Jun 194619 Sep 1946

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