Allied Warships

USS Fiske (ii) (DD 842)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 842 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down9 Apr 1945 
Launched8 Sep 1945 
Commissioned28 Nov 1945 
End service 

Reclassified as DDR-842 on 18 July 1952.
Reverted back to DD-842 on 1 April 1964.
Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Transferred to Turkey 5 June 1980 being renamed Piyale Pasa.
Piyale Pasa was heavily damaged when she ran aground in late 1996.
Scrapped in 1999.


Commands listed for USS Fiske (ii) (DD 842)

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1T/Cdr. Charles Hubert Smith, USN28 Nov 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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