Allied Warships

USS Hopkins (DMS 13)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassClemson 
PennantDMS 13 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down30 Jul 1919 
Launched26 Jun 1920 
Commissioned21 Mar 1921 
End service21 Dec 1945 
History

Converted to high speed minesweeper DMS-13 on 19 November 1940
Decommissioned on 21 December 1945
Stricken on 8 January 1946
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 8 November 1946

 

Commands listed for USS Hopkins (DMS 13)

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CommanderFromTo
Omer Archibald Kneeland, USN (1)
Robert William Clark, USN (1)
Benjamin Coe, USN
1Lt.Cdr. Robert Dudley Kirkpatrick, USNDec 1930Jun 1931 (1)

2Henry Young McCown, USNDec 1934Dec 1936 (1)
3Francis Marion Peters, Jr., USN 26 Jul 1943 (1)
4Alton Louis Clifford Waldron, USN26 Jul 194326 May 1944 (1)
5Douglas P. Payne, USNR26 May 194413 Sep 1945
6Robert Louis Jacobs, USNR13 Sep 194521 Dec 1945

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