USS Ward (DD 139)
Destroyer of the Wickes class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Mare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||15 May 1918|
|Launched||1 Jun 1918|
|Commissioned||24 Jul 1918|
|Lost||7 Dec 1944|
|Loss position||10° 51'N, 124° 33'E|
The American destroyer USS Ward (DD 139) lost on 7 Dec 1944 in position 10° 51'N, 124° 33'E.
USS Ward was launched in a record 15 days after being laid down.
Decommissioned on 21 July 1921 at San Diego, California
Commands listed for USS Ward (DD 139)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Hunter Wood, Jr., USN||15 Jan 1941||5 Dec 1941|
|2||William Woodward Outerbridge, USN||5 Dec 1941||1 Jul 1942|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Robert Holden Wilkinson, USN||1 Jul 1942||10 Nov 1942|
|4||Frederick von Windegger Lemly, USNR||10 Nov 1942||28 Oct 1944|
|5||Richard Edwrad Farwell, USNR||28 Oct 1944||7 Dec 1944|
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