Allied Warships

USS Hovey (DMS 11)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassClemson 
PennantDMS 11 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down7 Sep 1918 
Launched26 Apr 1919 
Commissioned2 Oct 1919 
Lost6 Jan 1945 
Loss position16.20N, 120.10E
History

Decommissioned on 1 February 1923
Recommissioned on 20 February 1930
Reclassified as high speed minesweeper DMS-11 on 19 November 1940
Sunk by Japanese aircraft in Lingayen Gulf in position 16º20'N, 120º10'E there were 24 casualties among her crew

 

Commands listed for USS Hovey (DMS 11)

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CommanderFromTo
Wilton Stewart Heald, USN21 Sep 1942
1Edwin Anderson McDonald, USN21 Sep 194224 Jan 1944
2Asa Allan Clark, III, USN24 Jan 194422 Dec 1944 (1)
3Benjamin Nooe Cole, USNR22 Dec 19446 Jan 1945

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