Allied Warships

USS Meade (i) (DD 274)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 274 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., (Squantum, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down23 Sep 1918 
Launched24 May 1919 
Commissioned8 Sep 1919 
End service26 Nov 1940 

Decommissioned on 25 March 1922
Recommissioned on 18 December 1939 and transferred to the Royal Navy on 26 November 1940.

Career notesto Britain as HMS Ramsey (G 60)

Commands listed for USS Meade (i) (DD 274)

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1Lt.Cdr. Carter Alston Printup, USN18 Dec 193926 Nov 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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