Allied Warships

USS Welborn C. Wood (DD 195)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 195 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down24 Sep 1918 
Launched6 Mar 1920 
Commissioned14 Jan 1921 
End service9 Sep 1940 

Decommissioned on 8 August 1922
On 1 October 1930 the ship was loaned to the US Coast guard as USS CG-19 and returned on 21 May 1934
Recommissioned on 4 September 1939 and transferred to the Royal Navy on 9 September 1940.

Career notesto Britain as HMS Chesterfield (I 28)

Commands listed for USS Welborn C. Wood (DD 195)

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1Lt.Cdr. Robert Emmett Cronin, USN4 Sep 19399 Sep 1940 (1)

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Friedman, Norman

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