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Hull Number: DD-596

Launch Date: 09/25/1944

Commissioned Date: 02/08/1945

Decommissioned Date: 07/01/1972

Call Sign: GLEN POOL, HENCOOP, PRIVATEER

Voice Call Sign: NWFD


Namesake: THOMAS SHIELDS

THOMAS SHIELDS


Disposition:

Stricken 7/1/1972. Transferred to Brazil, as sale, on 07/01/1972 as MARANHAO (D-33). Sold by Brazil 7/1/1990.