Allied Warships

USS Meredith (iii) (DD 890)

Destroyer of the Gearing class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 890 
Built byConsolidated Steel Corp., Ltd. (Orange, Texas, U.S.A.) 
Ordered14 Jun 1943 
Laid down27 Jan 1945 
Launched28 Jun 1945 
Commissioned31 Dec 1945 
End service 

Decommissioned at an unknown date.
Stricken 7 December 1979.
Transferred to Turkey 29 June 1979 being renamed Savastepe.
Savastepe was stricken in 1994 and broken up for scrap in March 1995.


Commands listed for USS Meredith (iii) (DD 890)

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1T/Cdr. William Bomar Wideman, USN31 Dec 1945Jan 1948

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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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