Allied Warships

USS James E. Kyes (DD 787)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 787 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down27 Dec 1944 
Launched4 Aug 1945 
Commissioned8 Feb 1946 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 31 March 1973.
Transferred to Taiwan 18 April 1973 being renamed Chien Yang.


Commands listed for USS James E. Kyes (DD 787)

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1T/Cdr. Kenneth Sydney Shook, USN8 Feb 1946Dec 1947

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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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