Allied Warships

USS Lamberton (DMS 2)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassWickes 
PennantDMS 2 
ModHigh speed minesweeper 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down1 Oct 1917 
Launched30 Mar 1918 
Commissioned22 Aug 1918 
End service13 Dec 1946 
History

Decommissioned on 30 June 1922.
Recommissioned on 15 November 1930.
Reclassified as Light target AG-21 on 16 April 1932.
Reclassified as High Speed Minesweeper DMS-2 on 19 November 1940.
Decommissioned on 13 December 1946.
Stricken on 28 January 1947.
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 9 May 1947.

 

Commands listed for USS Lamberton (DMS 2)

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CommanderFromTo
1William Lewis Benson, USN21 Jun 193915 Jul 1941 (1)
2Lt.Cdr. William John O'Brien, USN15 Jul 19411 Aug 1942 (1)
3Howard Weldie Baker, USN1 Aug 19421 Dec 1942
4T/Cdr. Baxter Morrison McKay, USN1 Dec 194215 Jan 1944
5Charles Raymond Calhoun, Jr., USN15 Jan 19441 Aug 1944
6Edward Revis Hunt, USNR1 Aug 194413 Dec 1945

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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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