Allied Warships

USS Hunt (i) (DD 194)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 194 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down20 Aug 1918 
Launched14 Feb 1920 
Commissioned30 Sep 1920 
End service9 Oct 1940 

Decommissioned on 11 August 1922
On 13 September 1930, the ship was loaned to the US Coast guard as USS CG-18 and returned on 28 May 1934
Recommissioned on 18 December 1939 and transferred to the Royal Navy on 9 October 1940.

Career notesto Britain as HMS Broadway (H 90)

Commands listed for USS Hunt (i) (DD 194)

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1Lt.Cdr. John Daniel Hayes, USN18 Dec 19398 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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