Allied Warships

USS Buchanan (i) (DD 131)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassWickes 
PennantDD 131 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down29 Jun 1918 
Launched2 Jan 1919 
Commissioned20 Jan 1919 
End service9 Sep 1940 
History

Decommissioned on 7 June 1922
Recommissioned on 10 April 1930
Decommissioned on 9 April 1937
Recommissioned on 30 September 1939 and transferred to the Royal Navy on 9 September 1940.

 
Career notesto Britain as HMS Campbeltown (I 42)

Commands listed for USS Buchanan (i) (DD 131)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt. Howard Hartwell James Benson, USN20 Jan 1919Feb 1920

2Lt.Cdr. Jeane Clark, USN30 Sep 19399 Sep 1940

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


U.S. Destroyers

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United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

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