Allied Warships

USS McCormick (DD 223)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassClemson 
PennantDD 223 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down11 Aug 1919 
Launched22 Jan 1920 
Commissioned16 Aug 1920 
End service4 Oct 1945 
History

Decommissioned 14 October 1938
Recommissioned 26 September 1939
Reclassified as Auxiliary AG-118 on 30 June 1945
Decommissioned 4 October 1945
Stricken 24 October 1945
Sold 15 December 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS McCormick (DD 223)

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CommanderFromTo
1John Hampden Lewis, USN26 Sep 193927 Oct 1939
2Thomas Valentine Cooper, USN27 Oct 193910 Apr 1940
3Lt. Albert Collins Burrows, USN10 Apr 194010 May 1940
4Thomas Valentine Cooper, USN10 May 194020 Jul 1940
5John David Huntley, USN20 Jul 194013 Aug 1940
6Thomas Valentine Cooper, USN13 Aug 194012 Oct 1940
7John Hampden Lewis, USN12 Oct 19401 Oct 1941
8Emmett John Sullivan, USN1 Oct 194110 Oct 1941
9Eugene Sylvester Sarsfield, USN10 Oct 194115 Oct 1941
10Lt.Cdr. Emmett John Sullivan, USN15 Oct 194120 Oct 1941
11Ralph Waldo Hungerford, USN20 Oct 19414 Nov 1941
12Lt.Cdr. Emmett John Sullivan, USN4 Nov 194122 Jan 1942
13Eugene Sylvester Sarsfield, USN22 Jan 19424 Oct 1942
14Seymour Dunlop Owens, USN4 Oct 194211 Oct 1943
15Fenelon Aveilhe Brock, USN11 Oct 194312 Jul 1944
16Thomas James Moriarty, USNR12 Jul 19444 Jun 1945
17Prentice Wilson Brower, USNR4 Jun 19454 Oct 1945

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Notable events involving McCormick include:


19 Apr 1945
USS Dentuda (Cdr. J.S. McCain, Jr., USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR) and USS McCormick (Lt. T.J. Moriarty, USNR).

21 Apr 1945
USS Dentuda (Cdr. J.S. McCain, Jr., USN) conducted exercises in Panama Bay together with USS Bulmer (Lt. T.C. Farrell, USNR) and USS McCormick (Lt. T.J. Moriarty, USNR).

Media links


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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