Allied Warships

USS Branch (DD 197)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 197 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down25 Oct 1918 
Launched19 Apr 1919 
Commissioned26 Jul 1920 
End service8 Oct 1940 

Decommissioned on 11 August 1922
Recommissioned on 4 December 1939 and transferred to the Royal Navy on 8 October 1940.

Career notesto Britain as HMS Beverley (H 64)

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