Official website of USS ORLECK DD 886 ASSOCIATION. Learn about USS ORLECK DD886, a Gearing Class Destroyer, named for Lt. Joseph Orleck who went down with his ship, the USS NAUSET AT 89, during the invasion of Salerno. Learn about Joe Orleck's life. Learn of the history of a ship that served both the United States Navy and the Turkish Navy for a total of 54 years, that is now being returned to the United States to be a static museum to honor both nations. There are many features in this site including a comprehensive chronology, great pictures and interesting stories.