Allied Warships

USS Mason (DD 191)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 191 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down10 Jul 1918 
Launched8 Mar 1919 
Commissioned28 Feb 1920 
End service8 Oct 1940 

Decommissioned on 3 July 1922
Recommissioned on 4 December 1939 and transferred to the Royal Navy on 8 October 1940.

Career notesto Britain as HMS Broadwater (H 81)

Commands listed for USS Mason (DD 191)

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1Lt.Cdr. Claude Arthur Dillavou, USN4 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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