USS Herbert (DD 160)
Destroyer of the Wickes class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||New York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||9 Apr 1918|
|Launched||8 May 1919|
|Commissioned||21 Nov 1919|
|End service||25 Sep 1945|
Decommissioned 27 June 1922
Commands listed for USS Herbert (DD 160)
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|1||Robert Paul Wadell, USN||16 Aug 1939||8 Oct 1940|
|2||William Ernest Verge, USN||8 Oct 1940||14 Mar 1941|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Warren Porter Mowatt, USN||14 Mar 1941||27 Jun 1942|
|4||Joseph Aloysius Eslen Hindman, USN||27 Jun 1942||15 Feb 1943|
|5||John Norwood Ferguson, Jr., USN||15 Feb 1943||7 Oct 1944|
|6||Gerald Sellen Hewitt, USNR||7 Oct 1944||25 Sep 1945|
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Notable events involving Herbert include:
11 Apr 1942
USS Herbert picks up 2 survivors from the American tanker Harry F. Sinclair, Jr. that was torpedoed and damaged by German U-boat U-203 7 miles south of Cape Lookout in position 34°25'N, 76°30'W.