DD 708 (Sumner class)

Off Manhattan Island, New York, en route from her builders, Federal Shipbuilding &
Dry Dock Company, Kearny, New Jersey, for delivery to the Navy in February 1945.

Builder:        Federal Shipbuilding Company
Laid Down:      May 23, 1944
Launched:       December 17, 1944
Commissioned:   February 17, 1945
Decommissioned: 7/1/72
Fate:           Scrap, 5/73

We are seeking information on the USS Harlan R. Dickson and her crews. Files and photos may be E-mailed 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.