Allied Warships

USS New (DD 818)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 818 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down14 Apr 1945 
Launched18 Aug 1945 
Commissioned5 Apr 1946 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 1 July 1976.
Transferred to South Korea 23 February 1977 being renamed Taejon.


Commands listed for USS New (DD 818)

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1T/Cdr. Matthew Stelzner Schmidling, USN5 Apr 1946

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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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