Allied Warships

USS Twiggs (i) (DD 127)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 127 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Laid down23 Jan 1918 
Launched28 Sep 1918 
Commissioned28 Jul 1919 
End service23 Oct 1940 

Decommissioned 24 June 1922
Recommissioned 20 February 1930
Again decommissioned 6 April 1937
Recommissioned on 30 September 1939 and transferred to the Royal Navy on 23 October 1940.

Career notesto Britain as HMS Leamington (G 19)

Commands listed for USS Twiggs (i) (DD 127)

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1Cdr. Lyman Knute Swenson, USN30 Sep 193923 Oct 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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