Destroyer Gearing class

Long hull versions of the Allen M. Sumner class originated near the end of WWII. 98 ships were completed

    Derivatives / Succeeded by
US Mitscher class 1953
                        US Forrest Sherman class 1955
                                                US Farragut class 1955
                                                                        US DDG Charles F. Adams class 1960
                                                                                                AU DDG Perth class 1965
                                                                                                DE DDG Type 103 Lütjens class 1969
                                                                                                US DDG Charles F. Adams NTU class 1970
                                                                        US DDG Coontz class 1960


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US Bath Iron Works - 1
US Bethlehem Mariners Harbor - 1
US Bethlehem San Francisco - 1
US Bethlehem San Pedro - 1
US Consolidated Steel Corporation Texas - 6
US Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company - 2
US Fore River Shipyard - 1
US Todd Pacific Shipyards, Seattle - 1

List of Ships

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USUS NavyDD-711USS Eugene A. Greene19451972
ES Spanish Navy D-61 Churruca 19721989
USUS NavyDD-841USS Noa19451973
ES Spanish Navy D-65 Blas de Lezo 19731991
USUS NavyDD-859USS NorrisNBFE19451970
TR Turkish Navy D354 TCG Kocatepe 1973--
USUS NavyDD-875USS Henry W. Tucker19451973
BR Brazilian Navy D25 Marcilio Dias 19731994
USUS NavyDD-877USS Perkins19451973
AR Argentine Navy D-27 ARA Comodoro Py 19731984
USUS NavyDD-879USS Leary19451973
ES Spanish Navy D-64 Langara 19731992
USUS NavyDD-882USS Furse19451972
ES Spanish Navy D-62 Gravina 19721991
USUS NavyDD-887USS Brinkley Bass19451973
BR Brazilian Navy D26 Mariz e Barros 19731997
USUS NavyDD-889USS O Hare19451973
ES Spanish Navy D-63 Mendez Nuñez 19731992
USUS NavyDD-718USS HamnerNTXJ19461979
TW ROCN DDG-927 ROCS Yun Yang 19802003
USUS NavyDD-789USS Eversole19461973
TR Turkish Navy D352 TCG Gayret 19731995
USUS NavyDD-853USS Charles H Roan19461973
TR Turkish Navy D351 TCG Maresal Fevzi Cakmak 1973--
USUS NavyDD-872USS Forrest Royal19461971
TR Turkish Navy D353 TCG Adatepe 19711993
USUS NavyDD-765USS KepplerNKPD19471972
TR Turkish Navy D355 TCG Tinaztepe 19721982
USUS NavyDDG-35Mitscher class USS Mitscher19531978
USUS NavyDDG-36Mitscher class USS John S. McCain19531978
USUS NavyDL-4Mitscher class USS Willis A. Lee19541969
USUS NavyDL-5Mitscher class USS Wilkinson19541969
USUS NavyDL-6Farragut class USS Farragut19551955
Coontz class DDG-37 USS Farragut 19601989
USUS NavyDL-7Farragut class USS Luce19551955
Coontz class DDG-38 USS Luce 19611991
USUS NavyDL-8Farragut class USS Macdonough19551955
Coontz class DDG-39 USS Macdonough 19611992
USUS NavyDDG-45Coontz class USS Dewey19591990
USUS NavyDDG-2Charles F. Adams class USS Charles F. Adams19601992
USUS NavyDDG-7Charles F. Adams class USS Henry B. Wilson19601989
USUS NavyDDG-40Coontz class USS Coontz19601989
USUS NavyDDG-41Coontz class USS King19601991
USUS NavyDDG-42Coontz class USS Mahan19601993
USUS NavyDDG-46Coontz class USS Preble19601991
USUS NavyDDG-3Charles F. Adams class USS John King19611990
USUS NavyDDG-8Charles F. Adams class USS Lynde McCormick19611991
USUS NavyDDG-9Charles F. Adams class USS Towers19611990
USUS NavyDDG-10Charles F. Adams class USS Sampson19611991
USUS NavyDDG-11Charles F. Adams class USS Sellers19611989
USUS NavyDDG-12Charles F. Adams class USS Robison19611991
USUS NavyDDG-43Coontz class USS Dahlgren19611992
USUS NavyDDG-44Coontz class USS William V. Pratt19611991
USUS NavyDDG-4Charles F. Adams class USS Lawrence19621990
USUS NavyDDG-5Charles F. Adams class USS Biddle19621964
DDG-5 USS Claude V. Ricketts 19641989
USUS NavyDDG-6Charles F. Adams class USS Barney19621990
USUS NavyDDG-13Charles F. Adams class USS Hoel19621990
USUS NavyDDG-14Charles F. Adams class USS Buchanan19621991
USUS NavyDDG-15Charles F. Adams class USS Berkeley19621990
GR Hellenic Navy D221 HHMS Themistocles 19922002
USUS NavyDDG-18Charles F. Adams class USS Semmes19621991
GR Hellenic Navy D218 HHMS Kimon 19912004
USUS NavyDDG-16Charles F. Adams class USS Joseph Strauss19631990
GR Hellenic Navy D220 HHMS Formion 19922002
USUS NavyDDG-17Charles F. Adams class USS Conyngham19631990
USUS NavyDDG-19Charles F. Adams NTU class USS Tattnall19631991
USUS NavyDDG-20Charles F. Adams NTU class USS Goldsborough19631993
AU RAN D 40 parts hulk 19931993
USUS NavyDDG-21Charles F. Adams class USS Cochrane19641990
USUS NavyDDG-22Charles F. Adams NTU class USS Benjamin Stoddert19641991
USUS NavyDDG-23Charles F. Adams class USS Richard E. Byrd19641990
GR Hellenic Navy spare parts 19931993
USUS NavyDDG-24Charles F. Adams class USS Waddell19641992
GR Hellenic Navy D219 HHMS Nearchos 19922003
USUS NavyDDG-25Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Australia19641964
Perth class AU RAN D 38 HMAS Perth 19651999
USUS NavyDDG-26Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Australia19641964
Perth class AU RAN D 39 HMAS Hobart 19652000
USUS NavyDDG-27Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Australia19661966
Perth class AU RAN D 41 HMAS Brisbane 19672001
USUS NavyDDG-28Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Germany19691969
Type 103 Lütjens class DE German Navy D185 Lütjens 19692003
USUS NavyDDG-29Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Germany19691969
Type 103 Lütjens class DE German Navy D186 Mölders 19692003
USUS NavyDDG-30Charles F. Adams class Built in USA for Germany19701970
Type 103 Lütjens class DE German Navy D187 Rommel 19701998

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1942-aug-7OrderedUS DD-765 USS Keppler
1944-apr-23Laid downUS DD-765 USS Keppler
1944-may-29Laid downUS DD-875 USS Henry W. Tucker
1944-jun-19Laid downUS DD-877 USS Perkins
1944-aug-11Laid downUS DD-879 USS Leary
1944-aug-17Laid downUS DD-711 USS Eugene A. Greene as DD-711
1944-aug-29Laid downUS DD-859 USS Norris
1944-sep-23Laid downUS DD-882 USS Furse as DD-882
1944-nov-8LaunchedUS DD-875 USS Henry W. Tucker
1944-dec-7LaunchedUS DD-877 USS Perkins
1944-dec-20Laid downUS DD-887 USS Brinkley Bass
1945-jan-20LaunchedUS DD-879 USS Leary
1945-jan-27Laid downUS DD-889 USS O Hare as DD-889
1945-feb-25LaunchedUS DD-859 USS Norris
1945-feb-28Laid downUS DD-789 USS Eversole
1945-mar-9LaunchedUS DD-882 USS Furse
1945-mar-12CommissionedUS DD-875 USS Henry W. Tucker
1945-mar-18LaunchedUS DD-711 USS Eugene A. Greene
1945-mar-26Laid downUS DD-841 USS Noa
1945-apr-2Laid downUS DD-853 USS Charles H Roan
1945-apr-4CommissionedUS DD-877 USS Perkins
1945-apr-25Laid downUS DD-718 USS Hamner
1945-may-7CommissionedUS DD-879 USS Leary
1945-may-26LaunchedUS DD-887 USS Brinkley Bass
1945-jun-8CommissionedUS DD-711 USS Eugene A. Greene
1945-jun-8Laid downUS DD-872 USS Forrest Royal
1945-jun-9CommissionedUS DD-859 USS Norris
1945-jun-22LaunchedUS DD-889 USS O Hare
1945-jul-10CommissionedUS DD-882 USS Furse
1945-jul-30LaunchedUS DD-841 USS Noa
1945-oct-1CommissionedUS DD-887 USS Brinkley Bass
1945-nov-2CommissionedUS DD-841 USS Noa
1945-nov-24LaunchedUS DD-718 USS Hamner
1945-nov-29CommissionedUS DD-889 USS O Hare
1946CommissionedUS DD-872 USS Forrest Royal
1946-jan-8LaunchedUS DD-789 USS Eversole
1946-jan-17LaunchedUS DD-872 USS Forrest Royal
1946-mar-15LaunchedUS DD-853 USS Charles H Roan
1946-may-10CommissionedUS DD-789 USS Eversole
1946-jun-24LaunchedUS DD-765 USS Keppler
1946-jul-12CommissionedUS DD-718 USS Hamner
1946-sep-12CommissionedUS DD-853 USS Charles H Roan
1947-may-23CommissionedUS DD-765 USS Keppler
1949-feb-7US DD-877 USS Perkins reclassified DDR-877
1949-mar-18US DD-882 USS Furse reclassified as DDR-882
1949-nov-27HomeportUS DD-765 USS Keppler arrived Newport, RI
1952-jul-18US DD-711 USS Eugene A. Greene reclassified as DDR-711 (radar picket destroyer)
1953US DD-889 USS O Hare reclassified as DDR-889
1961-mar-1RefitUS DD-765 USS Keppler entered New York Naval Shipyard for FRAM II upgrade, concluding Oct 1962
1961-mayRefitUS DD-841 USS Noa FRAM I
1962-julRefitUS DD-853 USS Charles H Roan Completion of FRAM overhaul at Brooklyn Naval Yard
1963RefitUS DD-882 USS Furse FRAM I
1963-mar-15US DD-711 USS Eugene A. Greene reverted to DD-711
1970DeploymentUS DD-718 USS Hamner WestPac, with USS Hancock (CVA-19) UH-2C 150156
1970-dec-4DecommissionedUS DD-859 USS Norris
1971CommissionedTR D353 TCG Adatepe ex USS Forrest Royal (DD-872)
1971-mar-27DecommissionedUS DD-872 USS Forrest Royal
1971-mar-27Fate: transferedUS DD-872 USS Forrest Royal to Turkish Navy as TCG Adatepe (D353)
1971-dec-17CommissionedTR D353 TCG Adatepe
1972-jan-7DecommissionedUS DD-765 USS Keppler
1972-jun-30CommissionedTR D355 TCG Tinaztepe ex USS Keppler (DD-765)
1972-aug-31DecommissionedUS DD-711 USS Eugene A. Greene
1972-aug-31Fate: transferedUS DD-711 USS Eugene A. Greene to Spain as Churruca
1972-aug-31CommissionedES D-61 Churruca
1972-aug-31DecommissionedUS DD-882 USS Furse
1972-aug-31Fate: transferedUS DD-882 USS Furse to Spain as Gravina
1972-aug-31CommissionedES D-62 Gravina
1973DecommissionedUS DD-853 USS Charles H Roan to Turkish Navy
1973-jan-15DecommissionedUS DD-877 USS Perkins
1973-jan-15Fate: transferedUS DD-877 USS Perkins to Argentina as Comodoro Py
1973-jan-15CommissionedAR D-27 ARA Comodoro Py
1973-feb-1StruckUS DD-872 USS Forrest Royal from US Navy list
1973-jul-11Fate: transferedUS DD-789 USS Eversole to Turkish Navy as TCG Gayret (D352)
1973-sep-21CommissionedTR D351 TCG Maresal Fevzi Cakmak ex USS Charles H Roan ((DD 853)
1973-sep-21StruckUS DD-789 USS Eversole from US Navy list
1973-oct-31DecommissionedUS DD-841 USS Noa
1973-oct-31Fate: transferedUS DD-841 USS Noa to Spain as Blas de Lezo
1973-oct-31CommissionedES D-65 Blas de Lezo leased
1973-oct-31DecommissionedUS DD-879 USS Leary
1973-oct-31Fate: transferedUS DD-879 USS Leary to Spain as Langara
1973-oct-31CommissionedES D-64 Langara
1973-oct-31DecommissionedUS DD-889 USS O Hare
1973-oct-31Fate: transferedUS DD-889 USS O Hare to Spain as Mendez Nunez
1973-oct-31CommissionedES D-63 Mendez Nuñez loaned
1973-dec-3DecommissionedUS DD-887 USS Brinkley Bass
1973-dec-3StruckUS DD-887 USS Brinkley Bass to Brazil as Mariz e Barros
1973-dec-3CommissionedBR D26 Mariz e Barros
1973-dec-3DecommissionedUS DD-875 USS Henry W. Tucker
1973-dec-3Fate: transferedUS DD-875 USS Henry W. Tucker to Brazil as Marcilio Dias
1973-dec-3CommissionedBR D25 Marcilio Dias
1974-feb-1StruckUS DD-859 USS Norris
1974-jul-7Fate: transferedUS DD-859 USS Norris to Turkish Navy, originally for spares for its other Gearing Class ships
1975-jul-24CommissionedTR D354 TCG Kocatepe ex USS Norris (DD-859), re-activated from a parts-hulk, after loss of a previous TCG Kocatepe (ex USS Harwood DD-861), off Cyprus in Jul 1974
1978-may-17ES D-65 Blas de Lezo purchased
1978-may-17ES D-63 Mendez Nuñez purchase
1979-oct-1DecommissionedUS DD-718 USS Hamner
1980-dec-17Fate: transferedUS DD-718 USS Hamner to Taiwan
1980-dec-17CommissionedTW DDG-927 ROCS Yun Yang as DD-27
1982DecommissionedTR D355 TCG Tinaztepe
1984DecommissionedAR D-27 ARA Comodoro Py
1987-jun-15Fate: sunkAR D-27 ARA Comodoro Py as a target
1989-sep-15DecommissionedES D-61 Churruca
1991DecommissionedES D-65 Blas de Lezo
1991Fate: scrappedES D-65 Blas de Lezo
1991-sep-30DecommissionedES D-62 Gravina
1991-dec-12Fate: sunkES D-61 Churruca as a target
1992Fate: scrappedES D-62 Gravina
1992DecommissionedES D-64 Langara
1992-apr-3DecommissionedES D-63 Mendez Nuñez
1993Fate: scrappedES D-64 Langara
1993Fate: scrappedES D-63 Mendez Nuñez
1993-aug-6DecommissionedTR D353 TCG Adatepe
1994DecommissionedBR D25 Marcilio Dias
1994Fate: scrappedTR D353 TCG Adatepe
1994-junFate: scrappedTR D354 TCG Kocatepe by Hurdasan Anonim Sirketi
1994-junDecommissionedTR D354 TCG Kocatepe
1994-sep-19Fate: sunkBR D25 Marcilio Dias as target
1995Fate: scrappedTR D351 TCG Maresal Fevzi Cakmak
1995DecommissionedTR D352 TCG Gayret
1997-sep-1DecommissionedBR D26 Mariz e Barros
2000Fate: museumTR D352 TCG Gayret at Izmet, Turkey
2000-decFate: sunkBR D26 Mariz e Barros as target
2003-dec-16DecommissionedTW DDG-927 ROCS Yun Yang
2005-sep-6Fate: sunkTW DDG-927 ROCS Yun Yang as a target

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