Allied Warships

USS Rodgers (DD 254)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 254 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down25 Sep 1918 
Launched26 Apr 1919 
Commissioned22 Jul 1919 
End service23 Oct 1940 

laid down as USS Kalk (DD 254), completed as USS Rodgers (DD 254)
Decommissioned on 20 July 1922
Recommissioned on 18 December 1939 and transferred to the Royal Navy on 23 October 1940.

Career notesto Britain as HMS Sherwood (I 80)

Commands listed for USS Rodgers (DD 254)

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1Lt.Cdr. Hunter Wood, Jr., USN18 Dec 193923 Oct 1940

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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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