Allied Warships

USS Furse (DD 882)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 882 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down23 Sep 1944 
Launched9 Mar 1945 
Commissioned10 Jul 1945 
End service31 Aug 1972 

Decommissioned 31 August 1972.
Loaned to Spain being renamed Gravina (D62).
Stricken by the U.S.N. 2 June 1975.
Sold to Spain 17 May 1978.
Gravina was stricken and scraped in 1991.


Commands listed for USS Furse (DD 882)

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1T/Cdr. David Alonzo Harris, USN10 Jul 1945

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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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