Allied Warships

USS McCaffery (DD 860)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 860 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (San Pedro, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down1 Oct 1944 
Launched12 Apr 1945 
Commissioned26 Jul 1945 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 30 September 1973.
Sold 11 June 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS McCaffery (DD 860)

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1T/Cdr. Benjamin Ballard Cheatham, USN26 Jul 1945Mar 1947

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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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