Allied Warships

USS Hawkins (DD 873)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

USS Hawkins as completed

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 873 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down14 May 1944 
Launched7 Oct 1944 
Commissioned10 Feb 1945 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 1 October 1979.
Transferred to Taiwan 17 March 1983 being renamed Shao Yang.


Commands listed for USS Hawkins (DD 873)

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1T/Cdr. Clifton Iverson, USN10 Feb 19454 Oct 1945

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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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