Allied Warships

USS Newman K. Perry (DD 883)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 883 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down10 Oct 1944 
Launched17 Mar 1945 
Commissioned26 Jul 1945 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date
Stricken 27 February 1981.
Transferred to South Korea 27 February 1981 being renamed Kyong Kai.


Commands listed for USS Newman K. Perry (DD 883)

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1T/Cdr. Norman Ernest Smith, USN26 Jul 194514 Sep 1946

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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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