Military


DD-423 Gleaves

Ships
Hull No. Ship Name Laid Down Launch Comm Status
DD 423 Gleaves 5/16/1938 12/9/1939 6/14/1940 Sold for scrap, June 1972.
DD 424 Niblack 8/8/1938 5/18/1940 8/1/1940 Sold for scrap, Aug 1973.
DD 429 Livermore 3/6/1939 8/3/1940 10/7/1940 Ran aground off of southern Cape Cod July 1949, placed out of service May 1950 and inactivated. From 1956 to late 1958, her hull was used for spare parts and experimental purposes. Sold for scrap, Mar 1961; broken up Aug 1961.
DD 430 Eberle 4/12/1939 9/14/1940 12/4/1940 Sold to Greece, 22 Jan 1951; renamed NIKI. Stricken and scrapped in 1972.
DD 431 Plunket 3/1/1939 3/9/1940 7/17/1940 Transferred to Taiwan, 16 Feb 1954; renamed NAN YANG. Returned, stricken and sold to Taiwan, 1 Nov 1972. Stricken and scrapped in 1975.
DD 432 Kearny 3/1/1939 3/9/1940 9/13/1940 Sold for scrap, Oct 1972.
DD 433 Gwin 6/1/1939 5/25/1940 1/15/1941 Damaged beyond repair by Japanese warships off Kolombangara, 13 July 1943. Scuttled By torpedoes from Ralph Talbot (DD-390). (61 killed).
DD 434 Meredith 6/1/1939 4/24/1940 3/1/1941 Sunk by Japanese aircraft off San Cristobal, 15 Oct 1942. (185 killed)
DD 435 Grayson 7/17/1939 8/7/1940 2/14/1941 Sold for scrap, June 1974.
DD 436 Monssen 7/12/1939 5/16/1940 3/14/1941 Sunk by Japanese warships off Guadalcanal, 13 Nov 1942. (130 killed).
DD 437 Woolsey 10/9/1939 2/12/1941 5/7/1941 Sold for scrap, May 1974.
DD 438 Ludlow 12/18/1939 11/11/1940 3/5/1941 Sold to Greece, 22 Jan 1951; renamed DOSA. Stricken and broken up for scrap in 1972.
DD 439 Edison 3/18/1940 11/23/1940 1/31/1941 Sold for scrap, Dec 1966.
DD 440 Ericsson 3/18/1940 11/23/1940 3/13/1941 Sunk as target, 17 Nov 1970.
DD 441 Wilkes 11/1/1939 5/31/1940 4/22/1941 Sold for scrap, June 1972.
DD 442 Nicholson 11/1/1939 5/31/1940 6/3/1941 Sold to Italy, 15 Jan 1951; renamed AVIERE. Italian Navy converted her to an experimental gun ship in 1970. She was stricken and sunk as a target in 1975.
DD 443 Swanson 11/15/1939 11/2/1940 5/29/1941 Sold for scrap, June 1972.
DD 444 Ingraham 11/15/1939 2/15/1941 7/17/1941 Sunk in collision with oiler Chemung (AO-30) off Nova Scotia, 22 Aug 1942. (11 survived).
DD 453 Bristol 12/20/1940 7/25/1941 10/22/1941 Sunk by German submarine U-371 off Algiers, 13 Oct 1943. (52 killed).
DD 454 Ellyson 12/20/1940 7/26/1941 11/28/1941 Sold to Taiwan, Aug 1970; cannibalized for spare parts.
DD 455 Hambleton 12/16/1940 9/26/1941 12/22/1941 Sold for scrap, Nov 1972.
DD 456 Rodman 12/16/1940 9/26/1941 1/27/1942 Transferred to Taiwan, 28 Jul 1955; renamed HSIEN YANG. Returned and stricken 1 Nov 1972. Expended for film purposes in 1976 (unknown movie title).
DD 457 Emmons 11/14/1940 8/23/1941 12/5/1941 Sunk by Japanese kamikaze aircraft off Okinawa, 6 Apr 1945. (60 killed).
DD 458 Macomb 9/3/1940 9/23/1941 1/26/1942 Transferred to Japan, 19 Oct 1952; renamed HATAKAZE. Returned to USN in 1969. Sold to Taiwan, 6 Aug 1970 and cannibalized for spare parts.
DD 461 Forrest 1/6/1941 6/14/1941 1/13/1942 Hit by kamikaze 27 May 1945 and heavily damaged. Probably only received temporary repairs at Boston where she arrived 6 Aug 1945. Decommissioned soon after and sold for scrap, 20 Nov 1946.
DD 462 Fitch 1/6/1941 6/14/1941 2/3/1942 Sunk as target off east coast of Florida, 15 Nov 1973.
DD 463 Corry 9/4/1940 7/28/1941 12/18/1941 Struck mine and sunk off Utah Beach, Normandy, France, 6 June 1944. (22 killed).
DD 464 Hobson 11/14/1940 9/8/1941 1/22/1942 Sunk in collision with aircraft carrier WASP (CV-18) in North Atlantic, 26 Apr 1952. She was struck admidships, rolled over and broke in two. (176 killed).
DD 483 Aaron Ward 2/11/1941 11/22/1941 3/4/1942 Sunk by Japanese aircraft off Guadalcanal, 7 Apr 1943. (27 killed).
DD 484 Buchanan 2/11/1941 11/22/1941 3/21/1942 Sold to Turkey, 28 Apr 1949; renamed GELIBOLU. Stricken and scrapped in 1976.
DD 485 Duncan 7/31/1941 2/20/1942 4/16/1942 Sunk by Japanese warships off Guadalcanal, 12 Oct 1942. (50 killed).
DD 486 Lansdowne 7/31/1941 2/20/1942 4/29/1942 Sold to Turkey, 10 June 1949; renamed GAZIANTEP. Served Turkish Navy until stricken and scrapped in 1973.
DD 487 Lardner 9/15/1941 3/20/1942 5/13/1942 Sold to Turkey, 10 June 1949; renamed GEMLIK. Stricken in 1974. Used as tender until 1981, when broken up for scrap.
DD 488 McCalla 9/15/1941 3/20/1942 5/27/1942 Sold to Turkey, 29 Apr 1949; renamed GIRESUN. Stricken and scrapped in 1973.
DD 489 Mervine 11/3/1941 5/3/1942 6/17/1942 Sold for scrap, Oct 1969.
DD 490 Quick 11/3/1941 5/3/1942 7/3/1942 Sold for scrap, Aug 1973.
DD 493 Carmick 5/29/1941 3/8/1942 12/28/1942 Sold for scrap, Aug 1972.
DD 494 Doyle 5/26/1941 3/17/1942 1/27/1943 Used in "The Cain Mutiny" (Humphrey Bogart). Sold for scrap, Oct 1972.
DD 495 Endicott 5/1/1941 4/2/1942 2/25/1943 Sold for scrap, Oct 1970.
DD 496 McCook 5/1/1941 4/30/1942 3/15/1943 Sold for scrap, Aug 1973.
DD 497 Frankford 6/5/1941 5/17/1942 3/31/1943 Sunk as target off Puerto Rico, 4 Dec 1973.
DD 618 Davidson 2/26/1942 6/19/1942 9/11/1942 Converted to high speed minesweeper (DMS-37) in June 1945. Sold for scrap, Aug 1973.
DD 619 Edwards 2/26/1942 6/19/1942 9/18/1942 Sold for scrap, May 1973.
DD 620 Glennon 3/25/1942 8/26/1942 10/8/1942 Struck mine off Normandy, France, 8 June 1944. Sunk by shore batteries, 10 June 1944. (25 killed).
DD 621 Jeffers 3/25/1942 8/26/1942 11/5/1942 Sold for scrap, May 1973.
DD 622 Maddox 5/7/1942 9/15/1942 10/31/1942 Sunk by German aircraft off Gela, Sicily, 10 July 1943. (210 killed).
DD 623 Nelson 5/7/1942 9/15/1942 11/26/1942 Sold for scrap, July 1969.
DD 624 Baldwin 7/19/1941 6/14/1942 4/30/1943 Grounded while under tow on Montauk Point NY, 19 Apr 1961. Scuttled 5 June 1961.
DD 625 Harding 7/22/1941 6/28/1942 5/25/1943 Heavily damaged by Japanese kamikaze aircraft, 16 Apr 1945. Decommissioned thereafter and sold for scrap, Apr 1947.
DD 626 Satterlee 9/10/1941 7/17/1942 7/1/1943 Sold for scrap, May 1972.
DD 627 Thompson 9/22/1941 7/15/1942 7/10/1943 Converted to high speed minesweeper (DMS-38) in May 1945. Sold for scrap 7 Aug 1972.
DD 628 Welles 9/27/1941 9/7/1942 8/16/1943 Sold for scrap, July 1969.
DD 632 Cowie 3/18/1941 9/27/1941 6/1/1942 Converted to high speed minesweeper (DMS-39) in May 1945. Sold for scrap, Feb 1972.
DD 633 Knight 3/18/1941 9/27/1941 6/23/1942 Converted to high speed minesweeper (DMS-40) in June 1945. Sunk as target off California, 27 Oct 1967.
DD 635 Earle 6/14/1941 12/10/1941 9/1/1942 Converted to high speed minesweeper (DMS-42) in June 1945. Sold for scrap, Oct 1970.
DD 636 Butler 9/16/1941 2/12/1942 8/15/1942 Converted to high speed minesweeper (DMS-29) in Nov 1944. Heavily damaged by Japanese kamikaze aircraft off Okinawa, 25 May 1945. Decommissioned 8 Nov 1945. Sold for scrap, Jan 1948.
DD 637 Gherardi 9/16/1941 2/12/1942 9/15/1942 Converted to high speed minesweeper (DMS-30) in Nov 1944. Sunk as target off Puerto Rico, 3 June 1973.
DD 638 Herndon 8/26/1941 2/5/1942 12/20/1942 Sunk as target off Florida, 24 May 1973.
DD 639 Shubrick 2/17/1942 4/18/1942 2/7/1943 Heavily damaged by Japanese Kamikaze aircraft off Okinawa, 29 May 1945. Prematurely decommissioned, 19 Oct 1945. Sold for scrap, Sep 1948.
DD 640 Beatty 5/1/1941 12/20/1941 5/7/1942 Sunk by German aircraft (torpedo) off Cape Bougaroun, Algeria, 6 Nov 1943. (12 killed).
DD 641 Tillman 5/1/1941 12/20/1941 6/4/1942 Sold for scrap, May 1972.
DD 645 Stevenson 7/23/1942 11/11/1942 12/15/1942 Sold for scrap, June 1970.
DD 646 Stockton 7/24/1942 11/11/1942 1/11/1943 Sold for scrap, May 1973.
DD 647 Thorn 11/15/1942 2/28/1943 4/1/1943 Sunk as target off Florida, 26 Aug 1974, by aircraft of AMERICA (CVA-66).
DD 648 Turner 11/15/1942 2/28/1943 4/16/1943 Exploded and sank off New York, 3 Jan 1944. (138 killed).



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