Allied Warships

USS O Hare (DD 889)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 889 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down27 Jan 1945 
Launched22 Jun 1945 
Commissioned9 Nov 1945 
End service31 Oct 1973 

Decommissioned 31 October 1973.
Loaned to Spain being renamed Méndez Núñez (D63).
Stricken by the U.S.N. 2 June 1975.
Sold to Spain 17 May 1978.
Méndez Núñez was stricken and scraped in 1992.


Commands listed for USS O Hare (DD 889)

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1T/Cdr. Robert William Leach, USN29 Nov 194525 Mar 1947

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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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