USS Eversole
DD 789 (Gearing class)

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Builder:        Todd Shipyards, Seattle.  
Laid Down:  	February 28, 1945
Launched:       January 8 1946
Commissioned:  	May 10 1946
Decommissioned: ?
Fate:           Stricken (USN) 9/21/73; 
                To Turkey July 11 1973, renamed, Gayret. 
                Retired 1995; Preserved as a museum at Izmit 

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My cousin, Jim Buss, from Milford, Illinois, served on the Eversole sometime between 1950-1955, right out of high school. Jim died of a heart attack in California about 1992, survived by his wife and three children. He's 2nd from left kneeling in the first row.
Contributed by: Gerri Habitz

 Steve Beech
Japan, about 1964

 Steve Beech
Hong Kong, 1964

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Photo 003 . . taken on another ship watching entertainers in Honolulu, Jeff Buss left bottom of picture, he's standing with back to camera, elbows on railing. Contributed by: Gerri Habitz

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