Allied Warships

USS Bancroft (i) (DD 256)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 256 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down4 Nov 1918 
Launched21 Mar 1919 
Commissioned30 Jun 1919 
End service24 Sep 1940 

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

Career notesto Canada as HMCS St Francis (I 93)

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