Allied Warships

USS Hatfield (DD 231)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 231 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Laid down10 Jun 1918 
Launched17 Mar 1919 
Commissioned16 Apr 1920 
End service13 Nov 1946 

Decommissioned 13 January 1931
Recommissioned 1 April 1932
Decommissioned 28 April 1938
Recommissioned 25 September 1939
Reclassified as Auxiliary AG-84 on 1 October 1944
Decommissioned 13 December 1946
Stricken 28 January 1947
Sold 9 May 1947 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Hatfield (DD 231)

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1Cdr. Robert Walton Fleming, USN25 Sep 193912 Oct 1940
2Lt.Cdr. Harry Keeler, Jr., USN12 Oct 194010 Feb 1941
3Lt.Cdr. Benjamin van Meter Russell, USN10 Feb 194128 Dec 1942
4T/Cdr. Elonzo Bowden Grantham, Jr., USN28 Dec 19428 Nov 1943
5Lt.Cdr. John Mason Dod, USNR8 Nov 194313 Oct 1944
6John M. Krenz, USNR13 Oct 194412 Jan 1946

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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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