Allied Warships

USS Crosby (DD 164)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassWickes 
PennantDD 164 
Built byFore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down23 Jun 1918 
Launched26 Sep 1918 
Commissioned24 Jan 1919 
End service28 Sep 1945 
History

Decommissioned 7 June 1922
Recommissioned 18 December 1939
Converted to High Speed Transport APD-17 on 22 February 1943
Decommissioned 28 September 1945
Stricken 24 October 1945
Sold 23 May 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Crosby (DD 164)

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CommanderFromTo
1Knowlton Williams, USN18 Dec 193915 Dec 1941
2Lt.Cdr. John Francis Gallaher, USN15 Dec 194121 Nov 1942
3T/Cdr. Roy Arthur Newton, USN21 Nov 19421 Feb 1943
4Alan George Grant, USNR1 Feb 194320 Jul 1943
5Marston Walton Burdick, USNR20 Jul 19438 Nov 1943
6William Edward Sims, USNR8 Nov 19433 Oct 1944
7George Galbraith Moffat, USNR3 Oct 194428 Sep 1945

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.


U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman


United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore


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