Allied Warships

USS Tracy (DM 19)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

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

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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1Lcmdr Wilbur William Feineman, USNJun 1934Feb 1936 (1)

2John Harold Sides, USNJul 1939Nov 1940 (1)
3Lt.Cdr. George Richardson Phelan, USNNov 19401 Apr 1942
4John Leon Collis, USN1 Apr 19421 Oct 1943
5T/Cdr. William Julius Richter, USN1 Oct 194315 Nov 1943
6Clayton Hays Raney, USN15 Nov 194312 Jan 1945
7Richard Edward Carpenter, USNR12 Jan 1945Nov 1945

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