Allied Warships

USS Holder (DD 819)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 819 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down23 Apr 1945 
Launched25 Aug 1945 
Commissioned18 May 1946 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 1 October 1976.
Transferred to Ecuador 23 February 1977 being renamed Presidente Elroy Alfaro.
Presidente Elroy Alfaro was stricken and broken up for scrap in 1991.


Commands listed for USS Holder (DD 819)

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1T/Cdr. Franklin Duerr Buckley, USN19491951

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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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