Allied Warships

USS Waters (DD 115)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassWickes 
PennantDD 115 
Built byWilliam Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down26 Jul 1917 
Launched3 Mar 1918 
Commissioned18 Aug 1918 
End service12 Oct 1945 
History

Decommissioned at San Diego, California 21 September 1919
Recommissioned 24 February 1920
Decommissioned at San Diego, California 28 December 1922
Recommissioned 4 June 1930
Reclassified high speed transport APD-8 on 3 February 1943
Reclassified back to DD-115 on 2 August 1945
Decommissioned at Terminal Island, Calofornia 12 October 1945
Stricken 24 October 1945
Sold 21 November 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Waters (DD 115)

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CommanderFromTo
1Rodman Davis Smith, USN15 Jun 193917 Jul 1941
2Henry Jacques Armstrong, Jr., USN17 Jul 194115 Dec 1942
3Charles John McWhinnie, USNR15 Dec 194221 Jul 1944
4Sam Halfon, USNR21 Jul 194422 Oct 1945

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