Allied Warships

USS Ringgold (i) (DD 89)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 89 
Built byUnion Iron Works (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Laid down20 Oct 1917 
Launched14 Apr 1918 
Commissioned14 Nov 1918 
End service26 Nov 1940 

Decommissioned on 3 Aug 1922
Recommissioned on 23 August 1940 and transferred to Royal Navy on 26 November 1940.

Career notesto Britain as HMS Newark (G 08)

Commands listed for USS Ringgold (i) (DD 89)

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1Lt.Cdr. David Lester Nutter, USN23 Aug 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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