USS Stringham (APD 6)
Destroyer of the Wickes class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Fore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||17 Sep 1917|
|Launched||30 Mar 1918|
|Commissioned||2 Jul 1918|
|End service||9 Nov 1945|
Decommissioned at Philadelphia 2 June 2 1922
Commands listed for USS Stringham (APD 6)
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|Adolph Wildner, USN|
|John Boone Schley, USN|
|1||Lt.Cdr. Donald Cord Varian, USN||1940||???|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Ralph Henning Moureau, USN||1943||???|
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Noteable events involving Stringham include:
19 Mar 1942
USS Stringham picks up 32 survivors from the American tanker Papoose that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-124 about 15 nautical miles south-west of Cape Lookout in position 34°17'N, 76°39'W.