Allied Warships

USS Evans (i) (DD 78)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassWickes 
PennantDD 78 
Built byBath Iron Works (Bath, Maine, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down28 Dec 1917 
Launched30 Oct 1918 
Commissioned11 Nov 1918 
End service23 Oct 1940 
History

Decommissioned on 29 May 1922
Recommissioned on 1 Apr 1930
Again decommissioned on 31 Mar 1937
Recommissioned on 30 Sep 1939 and transferred to Royal Navy on 23 Oct 1940.

 
Career notesto Britain as HMS Mansfield (G 76)

Commands listed for USS Evans (i) (DD 78)

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1Chauncey Moore, USN30 Sep 193923 Oct 1940

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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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