Allied Warships

USS Robert L. Wilson (DD 847)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 847 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down2 Jul 1945 
Launched5 Jan 1946 
Commissioned28 Mar 1946 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 30 September 1974.
Sunk as a target off the coast of Puerto Rico 25 January 1980.


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