Allied Warships

USS Fox (DD 234)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer
ClassClemson 
PennantDD 234 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Ordered 
Laid down25 Jun 1918 
Launched12 Jun 1919 
Commissioned17 May 1920 
End service29 Nov 1945 
History

Decommissioned 2 February 1931
Recommissioned 1 April 1932
Decommissioned 16 September 1938
Recommissioned 25 September 1939
Reclassified as Auxiliary AG-85 1 October 1944
Decommissioned 29 November 1945
Stricken 19 December 1945
Sold 12 November 1946 and broken up for scrap.

 

Commands listed for USS Fox (DD 234)

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CommanderFromTo
1Lt.Cdr. Howell Church Fish, USN25 Sep 19399 Oct 1939
2Lt.Cdr. Joseph Aloysius Farrell, Jr., USN9 Oct 193911 Jan 1941
3Cecil Thilman Caufield, USN11 Jan 19415 May 1942
4Robert Winthrop Wood, USN5 May 194222 May 1943
5Walter James East, Jr., USN22 May 194319 Feb 1944

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