Allied Warships

USS Stockton (i) (DD 73)

Destroyer of the Caldwell class

USS Stockton (DD-73). US Navy photo # NH 63214.

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 73 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down16 Oct 1916 
Launched17 Aug 1917 
Commissioned26 Nov 1917 
End service23 Oct 1940 

USS Stockton was decommissioned at Philadelphia 26 June 1922 and berthed with the reserve fleet
Recommissioned 16 August 1940
Decommissioned and transferred to Great Britain 23 October 1940 being renamed HMS Ludlow
Stricken 8 January 1941.

Career notesTo Great Britain as HMS Ludlow

Commands listed for USS Stockton (i) (DD 73)

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1Lt. Lewis Robinson Miller, USN16 Aug 194023 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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