Allied Warships

USS Tucker (DD 374)

Destroyer of the Mahan class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassMahan 
PennantDD 374 
Built byNorfolk Navy Yard (Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down15 Aug 1934 
Launched26 Feb 1936 
Commissioned23 Jul 1936 
Lost4 Aug 1942 
History

USS Tucker (Lt.Cdr. William Reginald Terrell, USN) was sunk by mining in Segond Channel, New Hebrides, 6 of her crew were killed and 21 wounded. The survivors were rescued by the SS Nira Luchenbach amongst them the Commanding officer Terrell.

 

Commands listed for USS Tucker (DD 374)

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CommanderFromTo
1George Turner Howard, USN23 Jul 19362 May 1938
2Hilyer Fulford Gearing, USN2 May 1938Jun 1941 (1)
3Lt.Cdr. William Reginald Terrell, USNJun 19414 Aug 1942 (2)

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