Allied Warships

USS Boggs (DMS 3)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassWickes 
PennantDMS 3 
ModHigh speed minesweeper 
Built byMare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down15 Nov 1917 
Launched25 Apr 1918 
Commissioned23 Sep 1918 
End service30 Mar 1946 
History

Decommissioned on 29 June 1922.
Recommissioned on 19 December 1931.
Reclassified as light target number 2 IX-36(later AG-19) on 11 August 1931.
Converted to high speed minesweeper DMS-3 on recomissioned as such on 19 November 1940.
Reclassified AG-19 on 5 June 1945.
Decommissioned on 30 March 1946.
Stricken on 12 April 1946.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 27 November 1946.

 

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CommanderFromTo
Edwin Thomas Layton, USN (1)
1Lt.Cdr. Melvin Hughes Bassett, USNJun 1935Jun 1937 (1)

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman


United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore


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