USS Litchfield (DD 336)
Destroyer of the Clemson class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Mare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||15 Jan 1919|
|Launched||12 Aug 1919|
|Commissioned||12 May 1920|
|End service||5 Nov 1945|
Reclassified as miscellaneous auxiliary AG-95 on 31 March 1945
Commands listed for USS Litchfield (DD 336)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Murvale Talcott Farrar, USN||26 Apr 1939||7 May 1940|
|2||Lt.Cdr. William Penn McCarty, USN||7 May 1940||9 Jan 1941|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Frank Haywood Ball, USN||9 Jan 1941||21 Dec 1942 (1)|
|4||T/Lt.Cdr. James Harry Campbell, USN||21 Dec 1942||4 Aug 1943|
|5||T/Cdr. John Rowland McKnight, Jr., USN||4 Aug 1943||10 Oct 1943|
|6||T/Lt.Cdr. Harry Clark Maynard, USN||10 Oct 1943||1 Feb 1944|
|7||Lt.(jg) Albert Francis Hollingsworth, USN||1 Feb 1944||23 Dec 1944|
|8||Edward Lewis Holtz, USNR||23 Dec 1944||9 Jul 1945|
|9||Maynard James Natheson, USNR||9 Jul 1945||30 Sep 1945|
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Notable events involving Litchfield include:
26 Mar 1944
USS Seadragon (Cdr. R.L. Rutter, USN) conducted exercises off Pearl Harbour together with USS Mitchell (Lt.Cdr. M.S. Erdahl, USNR), USS Litchfield (Lt. A.F. Hollingsworth, USN) and USS Guavina (Cdr. C. Tiedeman, USN).
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