Allied Warships

USS Abel P. Upshur (DD 193)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 193 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down20 Aug 1918 
Launched14 Feb 1920 
Commissioned23 Nov 1920 
End service9 Sep 1940 

Decommissioned on 7 August 1922
On 5 November 1930 the ship was loaned to the US Coast guard as USCGC CG-15 and was returned the the USN on 21 May 1934
Recommissioned on 4 December 1939, she was transferred to the Royal Navy on 9 September 1940.

Career notesto Britain as HMS Clare (I 14)

Commands listed for USS Abel P. Upshur (DD 193)

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1Lt. Francis Marion Peters, Jr., USN4 Dec 193931 Dec 1939
2Lt.Cdr. John Cheshire Daniel, USN31 Dec 19399 Sep 1940

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