USS Goff (DD 247)
Destroyer of the Clemson class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||New York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||16 Jun 1919|
|Launched||2 Jun 1920|
|Commissioned||19 Jan 1921|
|End service||21 Jul 1945|
Decommissioned 13 January 1931
Commands listed for USS Goff (DD 247)
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|1||Noble Wayne Abrahams, USN||6 Jun 1939||13 Mar 1940|
|2||Neill Wev Boquet, USN||13 Mar 1940||21 May 1940|
|3||Lt.Cdr. William Jefferson Marshall, USN||21 May 1940||15 Dec 1941|
|4||Lt.Cdr. Olin Perry Thomas, Jr., USN||15 Dec 1941||Sep 1942|
|5||Lt.Cdr. Charles Enright Weakley, USN||Sep 1942||5 Jul 1943|
|6||Hinton Ira Smith, USNR||5 Jul 1943||19 Aug 1944|
|7||Robert Herman Samek, USNR||19 Aug 1944||21 Jul 1945|
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Notable events involving Goff include:
24 May 1942
USS Goff picks up 48 survivors from the American tanker Samuel Q. Brown that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day by German U-boat U-103 about 100 miles south of Cape Corrientes, Cuba in position 20°15'N, 84°37'W.