Allied Warships

USS Brownson (ii) (DD 868)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 868 
Built byBethlehem Steel Corp. (Staten Island, New York, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down13 Feb 1945 
Launched7 Jul 1945 
Commissioned17 Nov 1945 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 30 September 1976.
Sold 10 June 1977 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Brownson (ii) (DD 868)

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1T/Cdr. William Ruffin Cox, USN17 Nov 19452 Nov 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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