Allied Warships

USS Eversole (ii) (DD 789)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 789 
Built byTodd-Pacific Shipyards, Inc. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered7 Aug 1942 
Laid down28 Feb 1945 
Launched8 Jan 1946 
Commissioned10 May 1946 
End service 

Stricken 21 September 1973.
Transferred to Turkey 11 July 1973 and renamed Gayret.
Gayret was stricken in 1995.
Preserved as a museum at Izmit, Turkey.


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