Allied Warships

USS Gilmer (DD 233)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 233 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Laid down25 Jun 1918 
Launched24 May 1919 
Commissioned30 Apr 1920 
End service5 Feb 1946 

Decommissioned 31 August 1938
Recommissioned 25 September 1939
Reclassified as High Speed Transport APD-11 on 22 January 1943
Decommissioned 5 February 1946
Stricken 25 February 1946
Sold 3 December 1946 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Gilmer (DD 233)

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1Ephraim Rankin McLean, Jr., USN25 Sep 1939

2Lt.Cdr. Burton Lee Doggett, USN (1)

3Herman Olliff Parish, USN (1)

4John S. Horner, USNR 29 Dec 1944
5W C Quant, USNR29 Dec 1944

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