Allied Warships

USS Robinson (i) (DD 88)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 88 
Built byUnion Iron Works (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Laid down31 Oct 1917 
Launched28 Mar 1918 
Commissioned19 Oct 1918 
End service26 Nov 1940 

Decommissioned on 3 Aug 1922
Recommissioned on 23 Apr 1940 and transferred to Royal Navy on 26 Nov 1940.

Career notesto Britain as HMS Newmarket (G 47)

Commands listed for USS Robinson (i) (DD 88)

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1Lt.Cdr. Thomas Burrows, 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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