Allied Warships

USS Power (DD 839)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 839 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down26 Feb 1945 
Launched30 Jun 1945 
Commissioned13 Sep 1945 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 1 October 1977.
Transferred to Taiwan 1 October 1977 being renamed Shen Yang.


Commands listed for USS Power (DD 839)

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1T/Cdr. John Macauley Steinbeck, USN13 Sep 194520 Nov 1946

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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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