Builder: Puget Sound Navy Yard
Laid Down: August 10, 1943
Launched: September 25, 1944
Commissioned: February 8, 1945
Recommissioned: July 15, 1950
Decommissioned: July 1, 1972
Fate: To Brazil 7/1/72, renamed Maranhao;
Stricken and scraped in 1990
We are seeking information on the USS Shields and her crews.
Files and photos may be E-mailed to us and we will incorporate them into these pages.
DD 596 -
- DD 596
These pages do not represent any organization.
Web authoring services provided by
Destroyers Online as a public service. Copyright 1996 - 2005 Destroyers OnLine.