Allied Warships

USS Sigourney (i) (DD 81)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassWickes 
PennantDD 81 
Built byFore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down25 Aug 1917 
Launched16 Dec 1917 
Commissioned15 May 1918 
End service26 Nov 1940 
History

Decommissioned on 26 Jun 1922
Recommissioned on 23 August 1940 and transferred to Royal Navy on 26 Nov 1940.

 
Career notesto Britain as HMS Newport (G 54)

Commands listed for USS Sigourney (i) (DD 81)

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1Lt.Cdr. Harman Brown Bell, Jr., USN23 Aug 194026 Nov 1940

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Media links


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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