USS Higbee
DD 806 (Gearing Class)



Builder:        Bath Iron Works, Bath Me
Laid Down:      June 26, 1944
Launched:       November 12, 1944
Commissioned:   January 27, 1945
Decommissioned: ???
Fate:           Stricken 7/15/79; Sunk as a target 
                4/24/86 (32 28' 0.4" N, 119 58' 0.7" W)

We are seeking information on the USS Higbee and her crews. Files and photos may be E-mailed to us and we will incorporate them into these pages.


The E-mail:

AS A MEMBER OF THE TIN CAN SAILORS IAM SO GLADE TO FIND THIS SITE. I DONT HAVE NO URL, JUST HOME PC. BUT I DO HAVE SOME OLD PICTURES OF THE HIGBEE DDR 806. I WOULD LIKE TO SEND YOU FROM WW2. & HISTORY.

LEAPEN LENA GOT US HOME SAFE . THANKS TO A GREAT CAPT.&CREW & A GREAT SHIP .

YOURS TRULY,

J. MATIER


More Photo's:

Photo 003 Contributed by: J. MATIER


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