DD 706 (Sumner class)

Builder:        Federal Shipbuilding, Kearny NJ.
Laid Down:      March 29, 1944
Launched:       September 17, 1944
Commissioned:   November 23, 1944
Decommissioned: February 26, 1971
Fate:           Sold March 26, 1974 and 
                broken up for scrap.

We are seeking information on the USS Gainard and her crews. Files and photos may beĀ E-mailedĀ to us and we will incorporate them into this page. When enough information has been assembled we will then build the ship her own section.