Allied Warships

USS McKean (ii) (DD 784)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 784 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down15 Sep 1944 
Launched31 Mar 1945 
Commissioned9 Jun 1945 
End service 

Decommissioned in 1981.
Stricken 1 October 1981.
Transferred to Turkey 2 November 1982 and cannibalized for spare parts.


Commands listed for USS McKean (ii) (DD 784)

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1T/Cdr. William Daniel Kelly, USN9 Jun 194511 Dec 1946

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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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