Allied Warships

USS Ellis (DD 154)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassWickes 
PennantDD 154 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down8 Jul 1918 
Launched30 Nov 1918 
Commissioned7 Jun 1919 
End service31 Dec 1945 
History

Decommissioned 17 June 17 1922
Recommissioned 1 May 1930
Decommissioned 16 December 1936
Recommissioned October 16 1939. Reclassified as auxiliary AG-115 on 30 June 1945
Decommissioned 31 October 1945
Stricken 16 November 1945
Sold 17 July 1947 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Ellis (DD 154)

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CommanderFromTo
1Thomas Green Peyton, USN16 Oct 193922 Jan 1940
2John Martin Kennaday, USN22 Jan 194015 Jun 1940
3John Baptist Heffernan, USN15 Jun 194015 Jun 1941
4Leland Ralph Lampman, USN15 Jun 194112 Jan 1943
5T/Cdr. Charles Weigel Musgrave, USN12 Jan 194313 Apr 1944
6Lt. Phillip Cutler, USN13 Apr 194424 Oct 1945

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United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore


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