Allied Warships

USS Thatcher (i) (DD 162)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 162 
Built byFore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down8 Jun 1918 
Launched31 Aug 1918 
Commissioned14 Jan 1919 
End service24 Sep 1940 

Decommissioned on 7 June 1922
Recommissioned on 18 December 1939 and transferred to the Royal Canadian Navy on 24 September 1940.

Career notesto Canada as HMCS Niagara (I 57)

Commands listed for USS Thatcher (i) (DD 162)

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1Lt.Cdr. Henry Edward Richter, USN18 Dec 193924 Sep 1940

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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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