WWI US Destroyers

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History of American destroyers built during the great war. The list below has short histories regarding the career of the ship if you can help us with any information or photographs please e-mail us at mail@militaryart.freeserve.co.uk .

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O'Brien Class
(DD51) USS O'Brien 20th July 1914 Scrapped 1935.
(DD52) USS Nicholson 19th August 1914 Helped sink u-boat U58 on 17th November 1917. Scrapped 1936.
(DD53) USS Winslow 11th February 1915 Scrapped 1936.
(DD54) USS McDougal 22nd April 1914 Scrapped 1934.
(DD55) USS Cushing 16th January 1915 Scrapped 1936.
(DD56) USS Ericsson 22nd August 1914 Scrapped 1934.
Tucker Class
(DD57) USS Tucker 4th May 1915 Scrapped 1937.
(DD58) USS Conyngham 8th July 1915 Scrapped 1934.
(DD59) USS Porter 26th July 1915 Scrapped 1934.
(DD60) USS Wadsworth 29th April 1915 Flagship in 1917. Scrapped 1936.
(DD61) USS Jacob Jones 29th May 1915 Sunk on 6th December 1917 by U53.
(DD62) USS Wainwright 12th June 1915 Scrapped 1934.
Sampson Class
(DD63) USS Sampson 4th March 1916 Scrapped 1936.
(DD64) USS Rowan 23rd March 1916 Scrapped 1936.
(DD65) USS Davis 15th August 1916 Scrapped 1934.
(DD66) USS Allen 5th December 1916 Scrapped 1946.

DD66 USS Allen, 17th December 1942.

Order Code DD66

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(DD67) USS Wilkes 18th May 1916 Scrapped 1934.
(DD68) USS Shaw 9th December 1916 Scrapped 1934. The Shaw was in a collision with the Cunard passenger liner Aquitania while escorting her as a troopship in the English Channel (information supplied by C A Swan).
Caldwell Class
(DD69) USS Caldwell 10th July 1917 Scrapped in 1936.
(DD70) USS Craven 29th June 1918 Transferred to Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD71) USS Gwin 22nd December 1917 Sold 1939.

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(DD72) USS Conner 21st August 1917 Transferred to Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD73) USS Stockton 17th July 1917 Transferred to Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD74) USS Manley 23rd August 1917 Scrapped in 1946.
Wickes Class                View Class
(DD75) USS Wickes 25th June 1918 Transferred to Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD76) USS Philip 25th July 1918 Transferred to Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD77) USS Woolsey 17th September 1918 Sank after colliding with another vessel on 26th February 1921.
(DD78) USS Evans 30th October 1918 Transferred to Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD79) USS Little 11th November 1917 Sunk by Japanese destroyers on 5th September 1942.
(DD80) USS Kimberley 14th December 1917 Scrapped in 1937.
(DD81) USS Sigourney 16th December 1917 Transferred to Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD82) USS Gregory 27th January 1918 Sunk by Japanese destroyers on 5th September 1942.
(DD83) USS Stringham 30th Arch 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD84) USS Dyer 13th April 1918 Sold for scrap in 1936.
(DD85) USS Colhoun 21st February 1918 Sunk by Japanese air attack on 30th August 1942.
(DD86) USS Stevens 13th January 1918 Sold for scrap in 1936.
(DD87) USS McKee 23rd March 1918 Sold for scrap in 1936.
(DD88) USS Robinson 28th March 1918 Transferred to Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD89) USS Ringgold 14th April 1918 Transferred to Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD90) USS McKean 4th July 1918 Sank on 17th November 1943.
(DD91) USS Harding 4th July 1918 Sold for scrap in 1936.
(DD92) USS Gridley 4th July 1918 Sold for scrap in 1939.
(DD93) USS Fairfax 15th December 1917 Transferred to Royal Nay in 1940.
(DD94) USS Taylor 14th February 1918 Scrapped in 1945
(DD95) USS Bell 14th January 1919 Sold for scrap in 1939.
(DD96) USS Stribling 29th May 1918 Used as a target from 1937.
(DD97) USS Murray 8th June 1918 Scrapped in 1936.
(DD98) USS Israel 22nd August 1916 Sold for scrapping in 1939.
(DD99) USS Luce 29th June 1918 Scrapped in 1936.
(DD100) USS Maury 4th July 1918 Sold for scrap in 1931.
(DD101) USS Lansdale 21st July 1918 Sold for scrap in 1939.
(DD102) USS Mahan 4th August 1918 Sold for scrapping in 1931.
(DD103) USS Schley 23rd March 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD104) USS Champlin 7th April 1918 Used as a target from 1936.
(DD105) USS Mugford 14th April 1918 Scrapped in 1936.
(DD106) USS Chew 26th May 1918 Scrapped in 1936.
(DD107) USS Hazelwood 22nd June 1918 Scrapped in 1936.
(DD108) USS Williams 4th July 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD109) USS Crane 4th July 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD110) USS Hart 4th July 1918 Scrapped in 1932.
(DD111) USS Ingraham 4th July 1918 Sunk as a target in 1937.
(DD112) USS Ludlow 9th June 1918 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD113) USS Rathburne 27th December 1917 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD114) USS Talbot 20th February 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD115) USS Waters 9th March 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD116) USS Dent 23rd March 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD117) USS Dorsey 9th April 1918 Lost presumed sunk in 1945.
(DD118) USS Lea 29th April 1918 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD119) USS Lamberton 30th March 1918 Scrapped in 1947.
(DD120) USS Radford 5th August 1918 Used as a target from 1936.
(DD121) USS Montgomery 23rd March 1918 Lost, presumed sunk in 1944.
(DD122) USS Breese 11th May 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD123) USS Gamble 11th May 1918 Scuttled on 16th July 1945 after receiving damage from air attack.
(DD124) USS Ramsey 8th June 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD125) USS Tattnall 5th September 1918 Scrapped in1946.
(DD126) USS Badger 14th August 1918 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD127) USS Twiggs 28th September 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD128) USS Babbitt 30th September 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD129) USS DeLong 29th October 1918 Ran aground on 1st December 1921, scrapped after 1922.
(DD130) USS Jacob Jones 20th November 1918 Sunk by U578 on 28th February 1942.
(DD131) USS Buchanan 2nd January 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD132) USS Aaron Ward 10th April 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD133) USS Hale 29th May 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.as HMS Caldwell 
(DD134) USS Crowninshield 24th July 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD135) USS Tillman 7th July 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD136) USS Boggs 25th April 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD137) USS Kilty 25th April 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD138) USS Kennison 8th June 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD139) USS Ward 1st June 1918 Sunk by Kamikaze attack on 7th December 1944.
(DD140) USS Claxton 14th January 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD141) USS Hamilton 15th January 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD142) USS Tarbell 28th May 1918 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD143) USS Yarnall 19th January 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD144) USS Upshur 4th July 1918 Scrapped in 1947.
(DD145) USS Greer 1st August 1918 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD146) USS Elliot 4th July 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD147) USS Roper 17th August 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD148) USS Breckinridge 17th August 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD149) USS Barney 5th September 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD150) USS Blakely 19th September 1918 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD151) USS Biddle 3rd October 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD152) USS Dupont 22nd October 1918 Scrapped in 1947.
(DD153) USS Bernadou 7th November 1918 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD154) USS Ellis 30th November 1918 Scrapped in 1947.
(DD155) USS Cole 30th November 1918 Scrapped in 1947.
(DD156) USS J Fred Talbott 11th January 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD157) USS Dickerson 14th December 1918 Damaged by Japanese air attack and scuttled on 4th April 1945.
(DD158) USS Leary 12th March 1919 Sunk by U275 on 24th December 1943.
(DD159) USS Schenck 18th December 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD160) USS Herbert 23rd April 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD161) USS Palmer 8th May 1919 Sunk by Japanese air attack on 7th January 1945.
(DD162) USS Thatcher 31st August 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD163) USS Walker 14th September 1918 Lost presumed sunk in 1941.
(DD164) USS Crosby 28th September 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD165) USS Meredith 22nd September 1918 Scrapped in 1936.
(DD166) USS Bush 27th October 1918 Scrapped in 1936.
(DD167) USS Cowell 23rd November 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD168) USS Maddox 27th October 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD169) USS Foote 14th December 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD170) USS Kalk 21st December 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD171) USS Burns 4th July 1918 Scrapped in 1932.
(DD172) USS Anthony 10th August 1918 Used as a target from 1937.
(DD173) USS Sproston 10th August 1918 Used as a target from 1937.
(DD174) USS Rizal 21st September 1918 Scrapped in 1932.
(DD175) USS Mackenzie 29th September 1918 Transferred to the Canadian Navy in 1940.
(DD176) USS Renshaw 21st September 1918 Scrapped in 1936.
(DD177) USS O'Bannon 28th February 1919 Scrapped in 1936.
(DD178) USS Hogan 12th April 1919 Used as a target in 1945.
(DD179) USS Howard 26th April 1919 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD180) USS Standbury 26th April 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD181) USS Hopewell 16th May 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD182) USS Thomas 4th July 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD183) USS Haraden 4th July 1918 Transferred to the Canadian Navy in 1940.
(DD184) USS Abbot 4th July 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD185) USS Bagley 19th October 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
Clemson Class                    View Class
(DD186) USS Clemson 5th September 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD187) USS Dahlgren 20th November 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD188) USS Goldsborough 20th November 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD189) USS Semmes 21st December 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD190) USS Satterlee 21st December 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD191) USS Mason 8th March 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD192) USS Graham 22nd March 1919. Involved in a collision on 16th December 1921.
(DD193) USS Abel P Upshur 14th February 1920 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD194) USS Hunt 14th February 1920 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD195) USS Welborn C Wood 6th March 1920 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD196) USS George E Badger 6th March 1920 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD197) USS Branch 19th April 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD198) USS Herndon 31st May 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD199) USS Dallas 31st May 1919 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD206) USS Chandler 19th March 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD207) USS Southard 31st March 1919 Scrapped after 1946.
(DD208) USS Hovey 26th April 1919 Sunk by Japanese air attacks on 6th January 1945.
(DD209) USS Long 26th April 1919 Sunk by Japanese air attacks on 6th January 1945.
(DD210) USS Broome 14th May 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD211) USS Alden 7th June 1919 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD212) USS Smith Thompson 14th July 1919 Collided with another vessel on 14th April 1936 and was scuttled.
(DD213) USS Barker 11th September 1919 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD214) USS Tracy 12th August 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD215) USS Borie 4th October 1919 Sunk on 2nd November 1943 after ramming and sinking U405.
(DD216) USS John D Edwards 18th October 1919 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD217) USS Whipple 6th November 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD218) USS Parrott 25th November 1919 Sold for scrap in 1947.
(DD219) USS Edsall 29th July 1920 Sunk by Japanese battleships Hiei and Kirishima on 1st March 1942. There were no survivors.
(DD220) USS MacLeish 18th December 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD221) USS Simpson 28th April 1920 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD222) USS Bulmer 22nd January 1920 Scrapped in 1947.
(DD223) USS McCormick 14th February 1920 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD224) USS Stewart 4th March 1920 Scuttled on 2nd March 1942 but was repaired by the Japanese to become P102.
(DD225) USS Pope 23rd March 1920 Sunk by Japanese air attacks on 1st March 1942.
(DD226) USS Peary 6th April 1920 Sunk by Japanese air attacks on 19th February 1942.
(DD227) USS Pillsbury 3rd August 1920 Sunk by Japanese ships on 1st March 1942.
(DD228) USS Ford 2nd September 1920 Scrapped in 1947/
(DD229) USS Truxton 28th September 1920 Ran aground on 18th February 1942.
(DD230) USS Paul Jones 30th September 1920 Scrapped in 1947.
(DD231) USS Hatfield 17th March 1919 Scrapped in 1947.
(DD232) USS Brooks 24th April 1919 Sold for scrap in 1946.
(DD233) USS Gilmer 24th May 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD234) USS Fox 12th June 1919 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD235) USS Kane 12th August 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD236) USS Humphreys 28th July 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD237) USS McFarland 30th March 1920 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD238) USS James K Paulding 20th April 1920 Scrapped in 1939.
(DD239) USS Overton 10th July 1919 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD240) USS Sturtevant 29th July 1920 Mined on 26th April 1942.
(DD241) USS Childs 15th September 1920 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD242) USS King 14th October 1920 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD243) USS Sands 28th October 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD244) USS Williamson 16th October 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD245) USS Reuben James 4th October 1919 Sunk by U562 on 31st October 1941.
(DD246) USS Bainbridge 12th June 1920 Sunk on 21st June 1945.
(DD247) USS Goff 2nd June 1920 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD248) USS Barry 28th October 1920 Damaged after Kamikaze action in May and sunk on 21st June 1945.
(DD249) USS Hopkins 26th June 1920 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD250) USS Lawrence 10th July 1920 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD251) USS Belknap 14th January 1919 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD252) USS McCook 31st January 1919 Transferred to the Canadian Navy in 1940.
(DD253) USS McCalla 28th March 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD254) USS Rodgers 26th April 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD255) USS Ingram 28th February 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD256) USS Bancroft 21st March 1919 Transferred to the Canadian Navy in 1940.
(DD257) USS Welles 8th May 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD258) USS Aulick 11th April 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD259) USS Turner 17th May 1919 Scrapped in 1947.
(DD260) USS Gillis 29th April 1919 Scrapped in 1940.
(DD261) USS Delphy 18th July 1918 Ran aground on 8th September 1923.
(DD262) USS McDermut 6th July 1918 Scrapped in 1932.
(DD263) USS Laub 25th August 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD264) USS McLanahan 22nd September 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD265) USS Edwards 10th October 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD266) USS Greene 2nd November 1918 Ran aground on 9th October 1945.
(DD267) USS Ballard 7th December 1918 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD268) USS Shubrick 31st December 1918 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD269) USS Bailey 5th February 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD270) USS Thornton 22nd March 1910 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD271) USS Morris 12th April 1919 Scrapped in 1936.
(DD272) USS Tingey 14th April 1919 Scrapped in 1936.
(DD273) USS Swasey 7th May 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD274) USS Meade 24th May 1919 Transferred to the Royal Navy in 1940.
(DD275) USS Sinclair 2nd June 1919 Scrapped in 1935.
(DD276) USS McCawley 14th June 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD277) USS Moody 28th June 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD278) USS Henshaw 28th June 1919 Scrapped in 1930.
(DD279) USS Meyer 18th July 1919 Scrapped in 1932.
(DD280) USS Doyen 26th July 1919 Scrapped in 1930.
(DD281) USS Sharkey 12th August 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD282) USS Toucey 5th September 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD283) USS Breck 5th September 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD284) USS Isherwood 21st September 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD285) USS Case 21st September 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD286) USS Lardner 29th September 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD287) USS Putnam 30th September 1919 Sold for scrap in 1931.
(DD288) USS Worden 24th October 1919 Sold for scrap in 1931.
(DD289) USS Flusser 7th November 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD290) USS Dale 19th November 1919 Sold for scrap in 1931.
(DD291) USS Converse 28th November 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD292) USS Reid 15th October 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD293) USS Billingsley 10th December 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD294) USS Charles Ausburn 18th December 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD295) USS Osborne 29th December 1919 Sold for scrap in 1931.
(DD296) USS Chauncey 19th September 1919 Ran aground on 8th September 1923.
(DD297) USS Fuller 5th December 1918 Ran aground on 8th September 1923.
(DD298) USS Percival 5th December 1918 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD299) USS John Francis Burnes 10th November 1918 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD300) USS Farragut 10th November 1918 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD301) USS Somers 21st November 1918 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD302) USS Stoddert 8th January 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD303) USS Reno 22nd January 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD304) USS Farquhar 18th January 1919 Scrapped in 1935.
(DD305) USS Thompson 19th January 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD306) USS Kennedy 15th February 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD307) USS Paul Hamilton 21st February 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD308) USS William Jones 9th April 1919 Scrapped in 1932.
(DD309) USS Woodbury 6th February 1919 Ran aground on 8th September 1923.
(DD310) USS S P Lee 22nd April 1919 Ran aground on 8th September 1923.
(DD311) USS Nicholas 1st May 1919 Ran aground on 8th September 1923.
(DD312) USS Young 8th May 1919 Ran aground on 8th September 1923.
(DD313) USS Zeilin 28th May 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD314) USS Yarborough 20th June 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD315) USS La Vallette 15th July 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD316) USS Sloat 14th May 1919 Used as a target from 1935.
(DD317) USS Wood 28th May 1919 Scrapped in 1930.
(DD318) USS Shirk 20th June 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD319) USS Kidder 10th July 1919 Scrapped in 1930.
(DD320) USS Selfridge 25th July 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD321) USS Marcus 22nd August 1919 Used as a target from 1935.
(DD322) USS Mervine 11th August 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD323) USS Chase 2nd September 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD324) USS Robert Smith 19th September 1919 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD325) USS Mullany 9th July 1920 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD326) USS Coghlan 16th June 1920 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD327) USS Preston 7th August 1920 Scrapped in 1932.
(DD328) USS Lamson 1st September 1920 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD329) USS Bruce 20th May 1920 Scrapped in 1932.
(DD330) USS Hull 18th February 1920 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD331) USS MacDonough 15th December 1920 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD332) USS Farenholt 9th March 1921 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD333) USS Sumner 24th November 1920 Scrapped in 1934.
(DD334) USS Corry 28th March 1921 Scrapped in 1930.
(DD335) USS Melvin 11th April 1921 Scrapped in 1931.
(DD336) USS Litchfield 12th August 1919
(DD337) USS Zane 12th August 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD338) USS Wasmuth 15th September 1920 Sunk after depth charges exploded on 29th December 1942.
(DD339) USS Trever 15th September 1920 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD340) USS Perry 29th October 1921 Mined on 13th September 1944.
(DD341) USS Decatur 29th October 1921 Scrapped in 1945.
(DD342) USS Hulbert 28th June 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD343) USS Noa 28th June 1919 Sunk on 12th September 1944 after colliding with USS Fullam.
(DD344) USS William B Preston 9th August 1919 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD345) USS Preble 8th March 1940 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD346) USS Sicard 20th April 1920 Scrapped in 1946.
(DD347) USS Pruitt 2nd August 1920 Scrapped in 1946.