USS Shields
DD 596 (Fletcher class)


Builder:         Puget Sound Navy Yard
Laid Down:  	 August 10, 1943
Launched:        September 25, 1944
Commissioned:  	 February 8, 1945
Decommissioned:  1946
Recommissioned:  July 15, 1950
Decommissioned:  July 1, 1972
Fate:            To Brazil 7/1/72, renamed Maranhao;
                 Stricken and scraped in 1990

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Courtesey of: Armand Richard - USS Colahan, 1954-57


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