Allied Warships

USS Tracy (DM 19)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassClemson 
PennantDM 19 
ModDestroyer minelayer 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down3 Apr 1919 
Launched12 Aug 1919 
Commissioned9 Mar 1920 
End service16 Jan 1946 
History

Reclassified as destroyer minelayer DM-19 on 30 June 1937
Decommissioned on 16 January 1946
Stricken on 7 February 1946
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 16 May 1946

 

Commands listed for USS Tracy (DM 19)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. John Harold Sides, USN10 Jul 193920 Nov 1940 (1)
2Lt.Cdr. George Richardson Phelan, USN20 Nov 1940Apr 1942
3John Leon Collis, USNApr 1942Oct 1943
4T/Cdr. William Julius Richter, USNOct 194315 Nov 1943
5Clayton Hays Raney, USN15 Nov 194312 Jan 1945
6Richard Edward Carpenter, USNR12 Jan 194517 Nov 1945

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