Allied Warships

USS Edwards (i) (DD 265)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 265 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., (Squantum, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down20 Apr 1918 
Launched10 Oct 1918 
Commissioned24 Apr 1919 
End service9 Oct 1940 

Decommissioned on 15 June 1922
Recommissioned on 18 December 1939 and transferred to the Royal Navy on 9 October 1940.

Career notesto Britain as HMS Buxton (H 96)

Commands listed for USS Edwards (i) (DD 265)

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1Lt.Cdr. James Anthony McNally, USN18 Dec 19399 Oct 1940

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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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