Allied Warships

USS Epperson (DD 719)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 719 
Built byFederal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down20 Jun 1945 
Launched22 Dec 1945 
Commissioned19 Mar 1949 
End service 

Reclassified as DDR-719 on 28 January 1948.
Reverted back to DD-719 on 30 June 1962.
Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 30 January 1976.
Transferred to Pakistan 29 April 1977 being renamed Taimur.


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