USS Damato
DD 871 (Gearing class)

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Courtesey of: Richard Miller (BT2, 1952 - 55)


Builder:        Bethlehem Steel,Staten Island, NY
Laid Down:  	May 10, 1945
Launched:       November 21, 1945
Commissioned:  	April 27, 1946
Decommissioned: ?
Fate:           Stricken 10/1/80; To Pakistan 
                12/17/80, renamed Tippu Sultan;
                scraped in 1995				

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 Art Gorman
1966: High Speed run in the Med


More Photo's:

Photo 001L UNREP Courtesey of Vince Venincasa

Photo 002 Courtesey of: Ed Mayday

Photo 003 Courtesey of: Ed Mayday

Photo 004 1961: Highline with USS Rich (DD 820) Courtesey of: Ed Mayday

Photo 005 Pierside Courtesey of: Ed Mayday

Photo 008 The USS Damato, Holder, Rich, Basilone & Robert L. Wilson tied up in Algiers, 1952 Courtesey of: Richard Miller (BT2, 1952 - 55)


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