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DD-421 Benson

Ships
Hull No. Ship Name Laid Down Launch Comm Status
DD 421 Benson 5/16/1938 11/15/1939 7/25/1940 Stricken from Taiwan Navy in 1975 and broken up for scrap.
DD 422 Mayo 5/16/1938 3/26/1940 9/18/1940 Sold for scrap, May 1972.
DD 425 Madison 12/19/1938 10/20/1939 8/6/1940 Sunk as target off Southeastern Florida, 14 Oct 1969.
DD 426 Lansdale 12/19/1938 10/20/1939 9/17/1940 Sunk by German aircraft off Algeria, 20 April 1944. (47 killed)
DD 427 Hilary P Jones 5/16/1938 12/14/1939 9/7/1940 Sold to Taiwan, 1 Nov 1974; renamed HAN YANG. Stricken in 1975 and broken up for scrap.
DD 428 Charles F Hughes 1/3/1938 5/16/1940 9/5/1940 Sunk as target off Virginia, 26 Mar 1969.
DD 459 Laffey 1/13/1941 10/30/1941 3/31/1942 Sunk by gunfire from Japanese battleship HIEI off Guadalcanal, 13 Nov 1942. (Nearly entire crew killed). Awarded Presidential Unit Citation.
DD 460 Woodworth 1/13/1941 11/29/1941 4/30/1942 Sold to Italy, 15 Jan 1951; renamed ARTIGLIERE. Operated as a command ship for motor torpedo boat flotillas until stricken Jan 1971 and scrapped.
DD 491 Farenholt 12/11/1940 11/11/1941 4/2/1942 Sold for scrap, Nov 1972.
DD 492 Bailey 1/29/1941 12/19/1941 5/11/1942 Sunk as target off Florida, 4 Nov 1969.
DD 598 Bancroft 5/1/1941 12/31/1941 4/30/1942 Sold for scrap, Mar 1973.
DD 599 Barton 5/20/1941 1/31/1942 5/29/1942 Sunk by Japanese destroyer AMATSUKAZE off Guadalcanal, 13 Nov 1942. (275 killed).
DD 600 Boyle 12/31/1941 6/15/1942 8/15/1942 Sunk as target off Florida, 3 May 1973.
DD 601 Champlin 1/31/1942 7/25/1942 9/12/1942 Sold for scrap, May 1972.
DD 602 Meade 3/25/1941 2/15/1942 6/22/1942 Sunk as target off Florida, 18 Feb 1973.
DD 603 Murphy 5/19/1941 4/29/1942 7/27/1942 Sold for scrap, Oct 1972.
DD 604 Parker 6/9/1941 5/12/1942 8/31/1942 Sold for scrap, May 1973.
DD 605 Caldwell 3/24/1941 1/15/1942 6/10/1942 Sold for scrap, Nov 1966.
DD 606 Coghlan 3/28/1941 2/12/1942 7/10/1942 Sold for scrap, June 1974.
DD 607 Frazier 7/5/1941 3/17/1942 7/30/1942 Sold for scrap, Oct 1972.
DD 608 Gansevoort 6/16/1941 4/11/1942 8/25/1942 Sunk as target off Florida, 23 Mar 1972.
DD 609 Gillespie 6/16/1941 5/8/1942 9/18/1942 Sunk as target off Puerto Rico, 16 July 1973.
DD 610 Hobby 6/30/1941 6/4/1942 11/18/1942 Sunk as target off South Carolina, 28 June 1972.
DD 611 Kalk 6/30/1941 7/18/1942 10/17/1942 Sunk as target off Florida, 20 Mar 1969.
DD 612 Kendrick 5/1/1941 4/2/1942 9/12/1942 Sunk as target off Key West, Florida, 2 Mar 1968.
DD 613 Laub 5/1/1941 4/28/1942 10/24/1942 Sold for scrap, Jan 1975.
DD 614 MacKenzie 5/29/1941 6/27/1942 11/21/1942 Sunk as target off Florida, 6 May 1974.
DD 615 McLanahan 5/29/1941 9/7/1942 12/19/1942 Sold for scrap, June 1974.
DD 616 Nields 6/15/1942 10/1/1942 1/15/1943 Sold for scrap, May 1972.
DD 617 Ordronaux 7/25/1942 11/9/1942 2/13/1943 Sold for scrap, Mar 1973.



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