Allied Warships

USS Chandler (DMS 9)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

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

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

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