Allied Warships

USS Whitney (AD 4)

Destroyer tender of the Dobbin class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer tender
PennantAD 4 
Built byBoston Navy Yard (Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down23 Apr 1921 
Launched12 Oct 1923 
Commissioned2 Sep 1924 
End service22 Oct 1946 

Decommissioned on 22 October 1946
Stricken on 22 January 1947
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 18 March 1948


Commands listed for USS Whitney (AD 4)

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1Donald Clark Godwin, USN28 May 1938May 1940
2Cdr. William Anderson Corn, USNMay 1940Jun 1941
3Cdr. Nathaniel Moore Pigman, USNJun 194117 Jun 1942
4T/Capt. Colin Clyde Campbell, USN17 Jun 19428 Oct 1942
5T/Capt. Gordon Bennet Parks, USN8 Oct 194229 Jan 1944
6Capt. Charles Davis Swain, USN29 Jan 19448 Aug 1945
7Karl Herman Nonweiler, USN8 Aug 194515 Dec 1945

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