Allied Warships

USS Laub (i) (DD 263)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 263 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., (Squantum, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down20 Apr 1918 
Launched28 Aug 1918 
Commissioned17 Mar 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 Burwell (H 94)

Commands listed for USS Laub (i) (DD 263)

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1Cdr. Burton Witham Chippendale, USN18 Dec 19394 Jul 1940
2Lt. Edwin Stansbury Schanze, USN4 Jul 19404 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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