USS Perkins (DD 377)
Destroyer of the Mahan class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Puget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||15 Aug 1934|
|Launched||31 Dec 1934|
|Commissioned||18 Sep 1936|
|Lost||29 Nov 1943|
|Loss position||9° 39'S, 150° 04'E|
USS Perkins (Lt.Cdr. Gerald Lyle Ketchum, USN) was sunk in a collision with the Australian troop ship HMAS Duntroon off Cape Vogel, New Guinea in position 09º39'S, 150º04'E, 9 of her crew were lost.
Commands listed for USS Perkins (DD 377)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Samuel Power Jenkins, USN||18 Sep 1936||27 May 1938|
|2||John Peter Vetter, USN||27 May 1938||4 Jun 1940|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Timothy Francis Wellings, USN||4 Jun 1940||12 Oct 1941|
|4||Stephen Ray Benford, USN||12 Oct 1941||12 Dec 1941|
|5||Walter Chilcot Ford, USN||12 Dec 1941||25 Feb 1943|
|6||Lt.Cdr. Gerald Lyle Ketchum, USN||25 Feb 1943||29 Nov 1943|
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