Allied Warships

USS Chandler (DMS 9)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDMS 9 
ModHigh speed minesweeper 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down19 Aug 1918 
Launched19 Mar 1919 
Commissioned5 Sep 1919 
End service21 Nov 1945 

Decommissioned on 20 October 1922
Recommissioned on 31 March 1930
Reclassified as high speed minesweeper DMS-9 on 19 November 1940
Reclassified as Auxiliary AG-108 on 5 June 1945
Decommissioned on 21 November 1945
Stricken on 5 December 1945
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 18 November 1946


Commands listed for USS Chandler (DMS 9)

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1Lt.Cdr. Harold Herman Tiemroth, USN12 Jul 193920 Apr 1942
2T/Lt.Cdr. Jack Sidney Dorsey, USN20 Apr 194220 Apr 1943
3T/Lt.Cdr. Harry LeRoy Thompson, Jr., USN20 Apr 194310 Aug 1944
4Lt. Frank Murray Murphy, USNR10 Aug 19441 Jul 1945
5Ungar Irwin, USNR1 Jul 194521 Nov 1945

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Whitley, M. J.

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Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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