Allied Warships

USS Fairfax (DD 93)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassWickes 
PennantDD 93 
Built byMare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down10 Jul 1917 
Launched15 Dec 1917 
Commissioned6 Apr 1918 
End service26 Nov 1940 
History

Decommissioned on 19 Jun 1922
Recommissioned on 1 May 1930 and transferred to Royal Navy on 26 Nov 1940.

 
Career notesto Britain as HMS Richmond (G 88)

Commands listed for USS Fairfax (DD 93)

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CommanderFromTo
1Paul Luther Mather, USN20 May 193715 May 1940
2Thomas Joseph Hickey, USN15 May 194012 Jul 1940
3Lt. Vincent James Meola, USN12 Jul 194026 Nov 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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