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U.S.S. GEARING

(DD-710)

DUX-LEADER

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DD-710 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1944 - Keel Date: 10 AUG 1944
at Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. of Kearny NJ
FEB 1945 - Launch Date: 18 FEB 1945
MAY 1945 - Commissioned: 3 MAY 1945
JAN 1961 - FEB 1961 Capture of pirated Portuguese passenger liner Santa Maria.
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
NOV 1966 - MAR 1967 Mediterranean
MAR 1968 - OCT 1968 Mediterranean

DD-710 General Specifications

Named for: Gearing family

Complement: 336 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2616 tons

Length: 390.6 feet

Beam: 40.10 feet

Draft: 14.4 feet

Range: 4 500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Sold for scrap on 6 November 1974