Allied Warships

USS Harold J. Ellison (DD 864)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 864 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down3 Oct 1944 
Launched14 Mar 1945 
Commissioned23 Jun 1945 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 1 October 1983.
Transferred to Pakistan 1 October 1983 being renamed Shah Jahan.
Shah Jahan was stricken, cannibalized and sunk as a target in 1994.


Commands listed for USS Harold J. Ellison (DD 864)

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1T/Cdr. Jerry Curtis South, USN23 Jun 1945Aug 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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