USS Tattnall (DD 125)
Destroyer of the Wickes class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||New York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||1 Dec 1917|
|Launched||5 Sep 1918|
|Commissioned||26 Jun 1919|
|End service||17 Dec 1945|
Decommissioned at San Diego, California 15 June 15 1922
Commands listed for USS Tattnall (DD 125)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. James Robert Pahl, USN||21 Jun 1939||20 May 1940|
|2||Lewis Merrill Markham, Jr., USN||20 May 1940||11 Jul 1942|
|3||T/Lt.Cdr. Leo George May, USN||11 Jul 1942||21 Aug 1943|
|4||William Henry Stewart, USNR||21 Aug 1943||11 Feb 1944|
|5||Frank Howard Lennox, USNR||11 Feb 1944||29 Jan 1945|
|6||Benjamin Alfred Habich, USNR||29 Jan 1945||17 Dec 1945|
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Notable events involving Tattnall include:
16 Jun 1942
USS Tatnall and USS Erie pick up 93 survivors from the American Lebore that was torpedoed and sunk on 14 June 1942 by German U-boat U-172 about 200 miles north of Cristobal, Panama in position 12°53'N, 80°40'W.
Among these 93 survivors were 49 survivors from the Dutch merchant Crijnssen.
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