Allied Warships

USS Dent (DD 116)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassWickes 
PennantDD 116 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down30 Aug 1917 
Launched23 Mar 1918 
Commissioned9 Sep 1918 
End service4 Dec 1945 
History

Decommissioned at San Diego, California 7 June 1922
Recommissioning 15 May 1930
Reclassified high speed transport APD-9 on 7 March 1943
Decommissioned at Philadelphia 4 December 1945
Stricken 3 January 1946
Sold 13 June 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Dent (DD 116)

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CommanderFromTo
1Merrill Kemple Kirkpatrick, USN22 Jun 193818 Dec 1939
2Paul Henry Tobelman, USN18 Dec 193920 Aug 1942
3Lt.Cdr. Thurlow Weed Davison, USN20 Aug 194219 Jan 1943
4Ralph Arthur Wilhelm, USNR19 Jan 194310 Aug 1944
5Henry Albert Steinbach, USNR10 Aug 194422 Nov 1944
6John Edmund Tuttle, USNR22 Nov 194411 Nov 1945

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