Allied Warships

USS Samuel N. Moore (DD 747)

Destroyer of the Allen M. Sumner class

NavyThe US Navy
ClassAllen M. Sumner 
PennantDD 747 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down30 Sep 1943 
Launched23 Feb 1944 
Commissioned24 Jun 1944 
End service24 Oct 1969 

Decommissioned and stricken 24 October 1969.
Transferred to Taiwan 9 December 1969 being renamed Heng Yang.
Heng Tang was stricken in May 1995.

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Commands listed for USS Samuel N. Moore (DD 747)

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1T/Cdr. Horatio Alonzo Lincoln, USN24 Jun 194428 Jul 1945
2T/Cdr. Harold Gardiner Bowen, Jr., USN28 Jul 194510 May 1946

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Notable events involving Samuel N. Moore include:

3 Nov 1944
USS Samuel N. Moore arrived at Ulithi.

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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