USS Tingey (DD-539)

USS Tingey (DD-539)

USS Tingey (DD-539) was a Fletcher-class destroyer of the United States Navy. She was the third Navy ship to be named for Commodore Thomas Tingey (1750–1829).

Tingey was laid down on 22 October 1942 by the Bethlehem Steel Co., San Francisco, Calif.; launched on 28 May 1943; sponsored by Mrs. Garry Owen; and commissioned on 25 November 1943, Commander John O. Miner in command.

Read more about USS Tingey (DD-539):  World War II, Korean War, 1954 – 1963, Fate, Honors

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USS Tingey (DD-539) - Honors
... Tingeyreceived eight battle stars for World War II service and five battle stars for the Korean War ...