Allied Warships

USS Henderson (DD 785)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 785 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down27 Oct 1944 
Launched28 May 1945 
Commissioned4 Aug 1945 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 30 September 1980.
Transferred to Pakistan on 1 October 1980 being renamed Tughril.


Commands listed for USS Henderson (DD 785)

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1T/Cdr. Halford A. Knoertzer, USN4 Aug 194511 Oct 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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