Allied Warships

USS Robert A. Owens (DD 827)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 827 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down29 Oct 1945 
Launched15 Jul 1946 
Commissioned5 Nov 1949 
End service 

Decommissioned in 1982.
Transferred to Turkey 22 February 1982 being renamed Alcitepe.
Alcitepe was removed from service in the Turkish Navy in 1998.


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