Allied Warships

USS Henry W. Tucker (DD 875)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 875 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down29 May 1944 
Launched8 Nov 1944 
Commissioned12 Mar 1945 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 3 December 1973.
Transferred to Brazil 3 December 1973 being renamed Marcilio Dias.
Marcilio Dias was sunk as a target in 1992.


Commands listed for USS Henry W. Tucker (DD 875)

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1T/Cdr. Bernard Henry Meyer, USN12 Mar 194521 Nov 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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