Allied Warships

USS Altair (AD 11)

Destroyer tender of the Altair class

NavyThe US Navy
TypeDestroyer tender
PennantAD 11 
Built bySkinner and Eddy Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down18 Dec 1918 
Launched10 May 1919 
Commissioned6 Dec 1921 
End service21 Jun 1946 

Decommissioned on 21 June 1946
Stricken 21 July 1946
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 9 March 1948


Commands listed for USS Altair (AD 11)

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1Cdr. Ernest William Broadbent, USN5 Jun 193930 Apr 1941
2Capt. Gordon Hutchins, USN30 Apr 194110 Jun 1941
3Cdr. Henry Hartley, USN10 Jun 1941Feb 1942
4T/Capt. Theodore Thomas Patterson, USNFeb 194215 Jun 1942
5Cdr. Charles Joseph Rend, USN15 Jun 194211 Jan 1943
6Como Myron Wells Hutchinson, Jr., USN11 Jan 194315 Aug 1943
7T/Capt. Elwood Dixon Poole, Sr., USN15 Aug 19438 Aug 1944
8T/Cdr. Walter Emerson Holden, USN8 Aug 194421 Jun 1946

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