Allied Warships

USS Drayton (DD 366)

Destroyer of the Mahan class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 366 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Laid down20 Mar 1934 
Launched26 Mar 1936 
Commissioned1 Sep 1936 
End service9 Oct 1945 

Decommissioned 9 October 1945
Stricken 24 October 1945
Sold 20 December 1946 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Drayton (DD 366)

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1Ralph Gilbert Pennoyer, USN1 Sep 19361 Sep 1938
2Jesse Hicks Carter, USN1 Sep 19381 Nov 1940 (1)
3Charles Frederick Erck, USN1 Nov 19407 Dec 1941 (1)
4Cdr. Laurence Allen Abercrombie, USN7 Dec 194127 Jul 1942 (1)
5Lt Jacob Elliott Cooper, USN27 Jul 194226 Feb 1943 (1)
6Victor Albert King, USN26 Feb 194329 Jun 1943
7Cdr. George Dudley Cooper, USN29 Jun 194324 Jul 1943
8Richard Starr Craighill, USN24 Jul 194321 Dec 1944 (1)
9Victor Asle Dybdal, USN21 Dec 19449 Oct 1945

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