USS Stringham (APD 6)
Destroyer of the Wickes class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Mod||High speed transport|
|Built by||Fore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||17 Sep 1917|
|Launched||30 Mar 1918|
|Commissioned||2 Jul 1918|
|End service||9 Nov 1945|
Decommissioned at Philadelphia 2 June 2 1922
Commands listed for USS Stringham (APD 6)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Donald Cord Varian, USN||11 Dec 1940||10 Mar 1942 (1)|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Clarence Evans Boyd, USN||10 Mar 1942||25 Nov 1942|
|3||T/Cdr. Adolphe Wildner, USN||25 Nov 1942||11 Feb 1943|
|4||T/Cdr. Joseph Aloysius McGoldrick, USN||4 Mar 1943||15 May 1943|
|5||Lt.Cdr. Ralph Henning Moureau, USNR||15 May 1943||13 Sep 1944 (1)|
|6||John Boone Schley, USNR||13 Sep 1944||10 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Stringham include:
19 Mar 1942
USS Stringham picks up 32 survivors from the American tanker Papoose that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-124 about 15 nautical miles south-west of Cape Lookout in position 34°17'N, 76°39'W.