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
Emmett John Sullivan, USN8 Dec 1941
1Eugene Sylvester Sarsfield, USN8 Dec 19414 Oct 1942
2Seymour Dunlop Owens, USN4 Oct 194211 Oct 1943
3Fenelon Aveilhe Brock, USN11 Oct 1943Jul 1944
4Thomas James Moriarty, USNRJul 1944
5Prentice Wilson Brower, USNR

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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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