A personal salute with pictures and history to
USS Gearing DD-710
Updated: 10/27/14

COMMANDING OFFICERS

SHIP'S SPECIFICATIONS

10 MORE PHOTOS OF DD-710

DD-710 STARS IN
1970 RECRUITING FILM

ADDITIONS July '14...
28 YEARS OF SNAPSHOTS

1965 Mideast cruise FamilyGram

28 YEAR HISTORY RECAP

PLANKOWNER LIST

SHIP'S PATCHES

HEAR the quarterdeck (75k .wav)

1961 SOLANT Amity
cruisebook download

SOLANT Amity cruise
YouTube video (from 8mm film)
done by USS Vogelgesang sailor.

A 1957 HISTORY QUESTION

PHOTOS FROM 16 REUNIONS
Update Oct.'14: Nashville, TN.


GEARING SEA STORIES:
1961 pirate chase
1965 rescue

Other Web Links

ABOUT This Web Page
CLICK TO ENLARGE: December 1957 storm

"Galloping Gearing" was a tin can,
a destroyer, the lead ship of the
U.S. Navy's Gearing class...


DD-710's 2015 reunion:
April 25 to 30
at Norfolk, Virginia.


Calendar of T.C.S. Bull Sessions

  • Click here for link to the USS
    GEARING ASSOCIATION website.
    Membership gets you a newsletter,
    member list, reunion information


  • Click here to go to
    USS Gearing Association
    Historian George Jones' great
    USS GEARING HISTORY web pages.
    which are now assessed through
    the Gearing Association website.



  • NEWS ITEMS:

    * April 2013...
    NAVCOMSYS ENDS USE
    OF ALL CAPS IN MSGS


    * 50 years later...
    Cuban Missile Crisis
    remembered by
    Gearing shipmates


    * Conrad Hebert (MM2 48-52)
    celebrates his 80th birthday
    (3 photos) June 2011


    * David Sears (Ltjg 69-71)
    has published his fourth U.S. Navy
    history book. June 2011


    * DD-710 1971 Lieutenant retires as CNO.
    * Admiral Vern Clark change of
    command ceremony, 7/22/05.


    * USS Gearing sails again in
    David E. Meadows' novels (11/09).


    * USS America was sunk for research off
    of Virginia in May 2005. Gearing sailed
    with CVA-66 in 1967. Photos.


    * MSWindows program crash
    stops new Smart Ship dead in water.


    * Shipyard overhaul for Gearing model

    * Sextants Headed for Museums.

    This webpage was first posted on June 10, 1997.