USS Russell (DD 414)
Destroyer of the Sims class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||20 Dec 1937|
|Launched||8 Dec 1938|
|Commissioned||3 Nov 1939|
|End service||15 Nov 1945|
Decommissioned 15 November 1945.
Commands listed for USS Russell (DD 414)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. James Carter Pollock, USN||3 Nov 1939||12 Jul 1941|
|2||Glenn Roy Hartwig, USN||12 Jul 1941||14 Jan 1943|
|3||Cdr. Warren Howard Mcclain, USN||14 Jan 1943||9 Dec 1943|
|4||Lt.Cdr. Lewis Robinson Miller, USN||14 Dec 1943||14 Aug 1944|
|5||Lt.Cdr. Leigh Cosart Winters, USN||15 Sep 1945||15 Nov 1945|
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Noteable events involving Russell include:
Omitted were three officers who served as captains of DD414: Commander C.F. Moore, 9 Dec,1943 until 14 Dec,1943 when he was relieved due to illness. Lt.Cdr Lewis R. Miller was Russell's commanding officer from Dec,1943 until 6 Aug,1944. Lt.Cdr John Wicks was Russell's captain from Aug., 1944 until 15 Sept,1945 when he was relieved by Lt.Cdr L.C. Winters who commanded the Russell until she was decommissioned 15 Nov, 1945