Allied Warships

USS J. Fred Talbott (DD 156)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 156 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down8 Jul 1918 
Launched14 Dec 1918 
Commissioned30 Jun 1919 
End service21 May 1946 

Decommissioned 18 January 1923
Recommissioned 1 May 1930
Reclassified as auxiliary AG-81 on 25 September 1944
Decommissioned 21 May 1946
Stricken 19 June 1946
Sold 22 December 1946 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS J. Fred Talbott (DD 156)

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1Clarence Henry Pike, USN mid 1940
2Lt.Cdr. Clyde Marcus Jensen, USNmid 1940mid 1942
3Lt.Cdr. Frederic Seward Keeler, USNmid 19425 May 1943
4T/Cdr. William Weldon Stark, Jr., USN5 May 194328 Dec 1943
5Lt Charles Harris Hutchins, USNR28 Dec 194312 Oct 1944
6Lt. Philip B Brown, USNR12 Oct 19447 Jan 1946

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Media links

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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