USS Pillsbury (i) (DD 227)
Destroyer of the Clemson class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||William Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||23 Oct 1919|
|Launched||3 Aug 1920|
|Commissioned||15 Dec 1920|
|Lost||1 Mar 1942|
|Loss position||14° 30'S, 106° 30'E|
USS Pillsbury (Lt.Cdr. Harold Clay Pound, USN) was sunk on the 1st of March, 1942 in position 14º30'S, 106º30'E when she ran into a major Japanese task force, consisting 4 battleships and 5 cruisers and several destroyers, purposely deployed to interdict any Allied fleet activity and flee escape attempts from Java. There were no survivors.
USS Pillsbury received 2 Battle Stars for her services.
Commands listed for USS Pillsbury (i) (DD 227)
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|1||Harold Clay Pound, USN||31 Jul 1940||1 Mar 1942 (+)|
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