Allied Warships

USS McFarland (AVD 14)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassClemson 
PennantAVD 14 
ModSea plane tender 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down31 Jul 1918 
Launched30 Mar 1920 
Commissioned30 Sep 1920 
End service8 Nov 1945 
History

Reclassified as Sea Plane Tender AVD-15 on 2 August 1940
Reclassified back to destroyer DD-237 on 1 December 1943
Decommissioned on 8 November 1945
Stricken on 19 December 1945
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 29 October 1946

 

Commands listed for USS McFarland (AVD 14)

Please note that we're still working on this section.

CommanderFromTo
1Joseph Lester Kane, USN5 Oct 1940
2Lt.Cdr. John Clement Alderman, USN
3Earle Grace Gardner, Jr., USN 5 Apr 1944
4Herbert Stanley Calvin, USNR5 Apr 19443 Nov 1944
5Clarence L. Saunders, Jr., USNR3 Nov 19448 Nov 1945

You can help improve our commands section
Click here to Submit events/comments/updates for this vessel.
Please use this if you spot mistakes or want to improve this ships page.

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


Return to the Allied Warships section