A personal salute with pictures and history to
USS Gearing DD-710
Updated: 7/08/19

COMMANDING OFFICERS

SHIP'S SPECIFICATIONS

10 MORE PHOTOS OF DD-710

DD-710 STARS IN
1970 RECRUITING FILM

ADDITIONS DECEMBER '18...
28 YEARS OF SNAPSHOTS

1957-58 Med. cruise FamilyGram

1965 Mideast cruise FamilyGram

28 YEAR HISTORY RECAP

PLANKOWNER LIST

SHIP'S PATCHES

HEAR the quarterdeck (75k .wav)

NEW, JULY 8, 2019...
1964-1965 Cruise Book

1961 SOLANT Amity
cruisebook download

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

MYSTERY PHOTOS: HELP!!

A 1957 HISTORY QUESTION

PHOTOS FROM 22 REUNIONS
NEW 6/20/19:
BUFFALO, NEW YORK, MAY 2019
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...


Upcoming DD-710 reunions:
June 11-14, 2020
Livonia, Michigan


Calendar of T.C.S. Bull Sessions

  • Click here for link to the USS
    GEARING ASSOCIATION website.

    It includes a link to George Jones'
    USS Gearing History Pages.
    Membership gets you a newsletter,
    member list, reunion information.

    Check out two new USS Gearing
    Facebook Pages managed by
    Bob Witkowski and Bill Latta:
    USS Gearing Association
    USS Gearing (DD-710) Community


    GEARING SEA STORIES:
    1961 pirate chase
    1965 rescue

    Other Web Links

    ABOUT This Web Page

  • NEWS ITEMS:

    * March 2016...
    Haze gray and under way!
    -- A Way with words --.


    * July 2015...
    Expensive overhaul planned
    for Joseph P. Kennedy
    DD-850


    * 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.