Allied Warships

USS MacLeish (DD 220)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassClemson 
PennantDD 220 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down19 Aug 1919 
Launched18 Dec 1919 
Commissioned2 Aug 1920 
End service8 Mar 1946 
History

Decommissioned 11 March 1932
Recommissioned 25 September 1939
Reclassified as Auxiliary AG-87 on 5 January 1945
Decommissioned 8 March 1946
Stricken 13 November 1946
Sold 3 December 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS MacLeish (DD 220)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Arthur Crosby Wood, USN25 Sep 193922 Nov 1941
2William Rowell Caruthers, USN22 Nov 194131 Jul 1942
3Lt.Cdr. Wilfred Aves Walter, USN31 Jul 194211 Apr 1943
4George Evald Theodore Parsons, USN11 Apr 194317 Aug 1943
5Robert Paul Winkel, USNR17 Aug 19436 Jul 1944
6Joseph W. Fitzpatrick, USNR6 Jul 194416 Dec 1944
7Donald Stanley Cramer, USNR16 Dec 194416 Jan 1946
8Donald Thomas Burke, USNR16 Jan 19468 Mar 1946

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Notable events involving MacLeish include:


17 Dec 1944
USS Brill (Cdr. H.B. Dodge, USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS Barker (Lt. H. Smith, USNR) and USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR).

18 Dec 1944
USS Brill (Cdr. H.B. Dodge, USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS Barker (Lt. H. Smith, USNR) and USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR).

7 Mar 1945
USS Bumper (Cdr. J.W. Williams, Jr., USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR), USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR), USS PC-1191 (Lt. J.W. Garnant, USNR) and USS USS SC-1299.

8 Mar 1945
USS Bumper (Cdr. J.W. Williams, Jr., USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR), USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR), USS PC-592, USS PC-1191 (Lt. J.W. Garnant, USNR) and USS USS SC-1299.

9 Mar 1945
USS Bumper (Cdr. J.W. Williams, Jr., USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR), USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR), USS PC-592, USS PC-1191 (Lt. J.W. Garnant, USNR) and USS USS SC-1299.

10 Mar 1945
USS Bumper (Cdr. J.W. Williams, Jr., USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR).

11 Mar 1945
USS Bumper (Cdr. J.W. Williams, Jr., USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR) and USS PC-592.

20 Mar 1945
USS Capitaine (Lt.Cdr. E.S. Friedrick, USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR), USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR), USS PC-1221 and USS USS SC-980.

21 Mar 1945
USS Capitaine (Lt.Cdr. E.S. Friedrick, USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR), USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR) USS PC-1215 and USS USS SC-1299.

22 Mar 1945
USS Cabezon (Cdr. G.W. Lautrup, USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR) and USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR).

22 Mar 1945
USS Capitaine (Lt.Cdr. E.S. Friedrick, USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR) USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR), USS PC-1215 and USS PC-1221.

23 Mar 1945
USS Cabezon (Cdr. G.W. Lautrup, USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR), USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR) and USS USS SC-1299.

24 Mar 1945
USS Cabezon (Cdr. G.W. Lautrup, USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR), USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR) and USS USS SC-1299.

25 Mar 1945
USS Cabezon (Cdr. G.W. Lautrup, USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR), USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR), USS PC-1215, USS PC-1221 and USS SC-1299.

26 Mar 1945
USS Cabezon (Cdr. G.W. Lautrup, USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Paul Jones (Lt.Cdr. H.M. Payne, USNR), USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR), USS PC-1215, USS PC-1221 and USS SC-1299.

19 Apr 1945
USS Carbonero (Cdr. C.L. Murphy, USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR).

20 Apr 1945
USS Carbonero (Cdr. C.L. Murphy, USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR).

21 Apr 1945
USS Carbonero (Cdr. C.L. Murphy, USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR).

22 Apr 1945
USS Carbonero (Cdr. C.L. Murphy, USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR).

30 Apr 1945
USS Carp (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Hunnicutt, USNR) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR), USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR), USS Moray (Cdr. F.L. Barrows, USN) and USS Runner (Cdr. R.H. Bass).

1 May 1945
USS Carp (Lt.Cdr. J.L. Hunnicutt, USNR) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR).

5 Jun 1945
USS Catfish (Lt.Cdr. W.A. Overton, USNR) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR) and USS Entemedor (Lt.Cdr. W.R. Smith, Jr., USN).

6 Jun 1945
USS Catfish (Lt.Cdr. W.A. Overton, USNR) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR) and USS Entemedor (Lt.Cdr. W.R. Smith, Jr., USN).

7 Jun 1945
USS Catfish (Lt.Cdr. W.A. Overton, USNR) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR) and USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR).

8 Jun 1945
USS Catfish (Lt.Cdr. W.A. Overton, USNR) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR) and USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR).

9 Jun 1945
USS Catfish (Lt.Cdr. W.A. Overton, USNR) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS MacLeish (Lt. D.S. Cramer, USNR) and USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR).

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