List of Wickes class destroyers

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Wickes-class destroyers

Ships in class[edit]

USS Wickes (HMS Montgomery)[edit]

Wickes
  • Designation: Destroyer No. 75, DD-75, G95
  • Builders:  United States (Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine)
  • Laid down: 26 June 1917
  • Launched: 25 June 1918 (List)
  • Operator:  United States Navy
  • Commissioned: 31 July 1918 (List)
  • Decommissioned: 23 October 1940 (List)
  • Operator:  Royal Navy
  • Commissioned: 23 October 1940 (List)
  • Decommissioned: 23 February 1944 (List)
  • Status: Scrapped in the spring of 1945
  • Operations: World War I and II convoy escort
  • Victories:

USS Philip (HMS Lancaster)[edit]

USS Philip
  • Designation: Destroyer No. 76, DD-76, G05
  • Builders:  United States (Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine)
  • Laid down: 1 September 1917
  • Launched: 25 July 1918 (List)
  • Operator:  United States Navy
  • Commissioned: 24 August 1918 (List)
  • Decommissioned: 23 October 1940 (List)
  • Operator:  Royal Navy
  • Commissioned: 23 October 1940 (List)
  • Decommissioned: July 1945 (List)
  • Status: Scrapped 1947
  • Operations: World War I convoy escort, World War II minelayer and escort

USS Woolsey[edit]

USS Woolsey

USS Evans (HMS Mansfield)[edit]

USS Evans

USS Little[edit]

USS Little

USS Kimberly[edit]

In 1918
USS Sigourney

USS Sigourney (HMS Newport)[edit]

USS Gregory[edit]

In port 1942

USS Stringham[edit]

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USS Dyer[edit]

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USS Colhoun[edit]

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USS Stevens[edit]

USS McKee[edit]

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USS Robinson (HMS Newmarket)[edit]

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  • Designation: Destroyer No. 88, DD-88
  • Builders:  United States (Union Iron Works in San Francisco, California)
  • Laid down: 31 October 1917
  • Launched: 28 March 1918 (List)
  • Operator:  United States Navy
  • Commissioned: 19 October 1918 (List)
  • Decommissioned: 3 August 1922 (List)
  • Operator:  Royal Navy (as HMS Newmarket)
  • Commissioned: 5 December 1940 (List)
  • Decommissioned:
  • Status: Scrapped in September 1945
  • Operations: World War I convoy escort, Transatlantic flight plane guard, World War II convoy escort and aircraft target ship

USS Ringgold (HMS Newark)[edit]

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  • Designation: Destroyer No. 89, DD-89
  • Builders:  United States (Union Iron Works in San Francisco, California)
  • Laid down: 20 October 1917
  • Launched: 14 April 1918 (List)
  • Operator:  United States Navy
  • Commissioned: 14 November 1918 (List)
  • Decommissioned: 17 June 1922 (List)
  • Operator:  Royal Navy (as HMS Newark)
  • Commissioned: 26 November 1940 (List)
  • Decommissioned:
  • Status: Scrapped in 18 February 1947
  • Operations: World War I convoy escort, World War II convoy escort and aircraft target ship
  • Victories: Damaged one German submarine

USS McKean[edit]

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USS Harding[edit]

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USS Gridley[edit]

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USS Fairfax (HMS Richmond) — (later Soviet Zhivuchiy "Tenacious").[edit]

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USS Taylor[edit]

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USS Bell[edit]

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USS Stribling[edit]

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USS Murray[edit]

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USS Israel[edit]

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USS Luce[edit]

  • Designation: Destroyer No. 99, DD-99, DM-4
  • Builders:  United States (Fore River Shipbuilding in Quincy, Massachusetts)
  • Laid down: 9 February 1918
  • Launched: 29 June 1918 (List)
  • Operator:  United States Navy
  • Commissioned: 11 September 1918 (List)
  • Decommissioned: 31 January 1931 (List)
  • Status: Sold for scrap 13 November 1936
  • Operations: World War I Mediterranean escort, Food Commission patrol, conversion to a destroyer minelayer, Canal Zone Control Force

USS Maury[edit]

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USS Lansdale[edit]

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USS Mahan[edit]

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USS Schley[edit]

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USS Champlin[edit]

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USS Mugford[edit]

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USS Chew[edit]

Alongside DD-139

USS Hazelwood[edit]

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USS Williams (HMCS St. Clair)[edit]

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USS Crane[edit]

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USS Hart[edit]

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USS Ingraham[edit]

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USS Ludlow[edit]

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USS Rathburne[edit]

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USS Talbot[edit]

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USS Waters[edit]

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USS Dent[edit]

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USS Dorsey[edit]

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USS Lea[edit]

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USS Lamberton[edit]

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USS Radford[edit]

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USS Montgomery[edit]

USS Breese[edit]

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USS Gamble[edit]

USS Ramsay[edit]

USS Tattnall[edit]

USS Badger[edit]

USS Twiggs (HMS Leamington) - (Later Soviet Zhguchiy: "Firebrand").[edit]

USS Babbitt[edit]

USS DeLong[edit]

USS Jacob Jones[edit]

USS Buchanan (HMS Campbeltown)[edit]

Buchanan

USS Aaron Ward[edit]

USS Hale[edit]

USS Crowninshield (HMS Chelsea) - (Later Soviet Derzkiy: "Ardent")[edit]

USS Tillman[edit]

A further 50 ships were built.

Tabulated details[edit]

Hull no. Ship name Builder Laid down Launched Commissioned Fate Service notes
DD-075 Wickes Bath Iron Works 26 June 1917 25 June 1918 31 July 1918 Scrapped by UK, 1945 [1]
DD-076 Philip Bath Iron Works 1 September 1917 25 July 1918 24 August 1918 Scrapped by UK, 1947 [2]
DD-077 Woolsey Bath Iron Works 1 November 1917 17 September 1918 30 September 1918 Sunk following accident, 21 February 1921 [3]
DD-078 Evans Bath Iron Works 28 December 1917 30 October 1918 11 November 1918 Scrapped by UK, 1945 [4]
DD-079 Little Fore River Shipyard 18 June 1917 11 November 1917 6 April 1918 Sunk in battle, 5 September 1942 [5]
DD-080 Kimberly Fore River Shipyard 21 June 1917 14 December 1917 26 April 1918 Scrapped by US, 20 April 1939 [6]
DD-081 Sigourney Fore River Shipyard 25 August 1917 16 December 1917 15 May 1918 Scrapped by UK, 18 February 1947 [7]
DD-082 Gregory Fore River Shipyard 25 August 1917 27 January 1918 1 June 1918 Sunk in battle, 5 September 1942 [8]
DD-083 Stringham Fore River Shipyard 19 September 1917 30 March 1918 2 July 1918 Scrapped by US, March 1946 [9]
DD-084 Dyer Fore River Shipyard 26 September 1917 13 April 1918 1 July 1918 Scrapped by US, 8 September 1936 [10]
DD-085 Colhoun Fore River Shipyard 19 September 1917 21 February 1918 13 June 1918 Sunk in battle, 30 August 1942 [11]
DD-086 Stevens Fore River Shipyard 20 September 1917 13 January 1918 24 May 1918 Sold for scrap, 8 September 1936 [12]
DD-087 McKee Union Iron Works 29 October 1917 23 March 1918 7 September 1918 Scrapped by US, January 1936 [13]
DD-088 Robinson Union Iron Works 31 October 1917 28 March 1918 19 October 1918 Scrapped by UK, September 1945 [14]
DD-089 Ringgold Union Iron Works 20 October 1917 14 April 1918 14 November 1918 Scrapped by UK, 18 February 1947 [15]
DD-090 McKean Union Iron Works 12 February 1918 4 July 1918 25 February 1919 Sunk in battle, 17 November 1943 [16]
DD-091 Harding Union Iron Works 12 February 1918 4 July 1918 4 January 1919 Scrapped by US, 8 September 1936 [17]
DD-092 Gridley Union Iron Works 1 April 1918 4 July 1918 8 March 1919 Scrapped by US, 19 April 1939 [18]
DD-093 Fairfax Mare Island Navy Yard 10 July 1917 15 December 1917 6 April 1918 Scrapped by UK, 23 June 1949 [19]
DD-094 Taylor Mare Island Navy Yard 15 October 1917 14 February 1918 1 June 1918 Scrapped by US, August 1945 [20]
DD-095 Bell Fore River Shipyard 16 November 1917 20 April 1918 31 July 1918 Scrapped by US, 18 April 1939 [21]
DD-096 Stribling Fore River Shipyard 14 December 1917 29 May 1918 16 August 1918 Sunk as target, January 1937 [22]
DD-097 Murray Fore River Shipyard 22 December 1917 8 June 1918 21 August 1918 Scrapped by US, 29 September 1936 [23]
DD-098 Israel Fore River Shipyard 26 January 1918 22 June 1918 13 September 1918 Scrapped by US, 18 April 1939 [24]
DD-099 Luce Fore River Shipyard 9 February 1918 29 June 1918 11 September 1918 Scrapped by US, 13 November 1936 [25]
DD-100 Maury Fore River Shipyard 4 May 1918 4 July 1918 23 September 1918 Scrapped by US, 1 May 1934 [26]
DD-101 Lansdale Fore River Shipyard 20 April 1918 21 July 1918 26 October 1918 Scrapped by US, 28 December 1936 [27]
DD-102 Mahan Fore River Shipyard 4 May 1918 4 August 1918 24 October 1918 Scrapped by US, 17 January 1931 [28]
DD-103 Schley Union Iron Works 29 October 1917 28 March 1918 20 September 1918 Scrapped by US, 1946 [29]
DD-104 Champlin Union Iron Works 31 October 1917 7 April 1918 11 November 1918 Sunk in tests, 12 April 1936 [30]
DD-105 Mugford Union Iron Works 20 December 1917 14 April 1918 25 November 1918 Scrapped by US, 1936 [31]
DD-106 Chew Union Iron Works 2 January 1918 26 May 1918 12 December 1918 Scrapped by US, 4 October 1946 [32]
DD-107 Hazelwood Union Iron Works 24 December 1917 22 June 1918 20 February 1919 Scrapped by US, 14 April 1930 [33]
DD-108 Williams Union Iron Works 25 March 1918 4 July 1918 1 March 1919 Scrapped by UK, 1946 [34]
DD-109 Crane Union Iron Works 7 January 1918 4 July 1918 18 April 1919 Scrapped by US, 1 November 1946 [35]
DD-110 Hart Union Iron Works 8 January 1918 4 July 1918 26 May 1919 Scrapped by US, 25 February 1932 [36]
DD-111 Ingraham Union Iron Works 12 January 1918 4 July 1918 15 May 1919 Scrapped by US, 1936 [37]
DD-112 Ludlow Union Iron Works 7 January 1918 9 June 1918 23 December 1918 Scrapped by US, 10 March 1931 [38]
DD-113 Rathburne William Cramp and Sons 12 July 1917 27 December 1917 24 June 1918 Scrapped by US, November 1946 [39]
DD-114 Talbot William Cramp and Sons 12 July 1917 20 February 1918 20 July 1918 Scrapped by US, 30 January 1946 [40]
DD-115 Waters William Cramp and Sons 26 July 1917 3 March 1918 8 August 1918 Scrapped by US, 10 May 1946 [41]
DD-116 Dent William Cramp and Sons 30 August 1917 23 March 1918 9 September 1918 Scrapped by US, 13 June 1946 [42]
DD-117 Dorsey William Cramp and Sons 18 September 1917 9 April 1918 16 September 1918 Hulk was destroyed, 1 January 1946 [43]
DD-118 Lea William Cramp and Sons 18 September 1917 29 April 1918 2 October 1918 Scrapped by US, 30 November 1946 [44]
DD-119 Lamberton Newport News Shipbuilding 1 October 1917 30 March 1918 22 August 1918 Scrapped by US, 9 May 1947 [45]
DD-120 Radford Newport News Shipbuilding 2 October 1917 5 April 1918 30 September 1918 Sunk as target, 5 August 1936 [46]
DD-121 Montgomery Newport News Shipbuilding 2 October 1917 5 April 1918 30 September 1918 Scrapped by US, 11 March 1946 [47]
DD-122 Breese Newport News Shipbuilding 10 November 1917 11 May 1918 23 October 1918 Scrapped by US, 16 May 1946 [48]
DD-123 Gamble Newport News Shipbuilding 12 November 1917 11 May 1918 29 November 1918 Sunk by scuttling, 16 July 1945 [49]
DD-124 Ramsay Newport News Shipbuilding 21 December 1917 8 June 1918 15 February 1919 Scrapped by US, 21 November 1946 [50]
DD-125 Tattnall New York Shipbuilding 1 December 1917 5 September 1918 26 June 1919 Scrapped by US, 17 October 1946 [51]
DD-126 Badger New York Shipbuilding 9 January 1918 24 August 1918 29 May 1919 Scrapped by US, 30 November 1945 [52]
DD-127 Twiggs New York Shipbuilding 23 January 1918 28 September 1918 28 July 1919 Scrapped by UK, 26 July 1951 [53]
DD-128 Babbitt New York Shipbuilding 19 February 1918 30 September 1918 24 October 1919 Scrapped by US, 5 June 1946 [54]
DD-129 DeLong New York Shipbuilding 21 February 1918 29 October 1918 20 September 1919 Scrapped, 25 September 1922 [55]
DD-130 Jacob Jones New York Shipbuilding 21 February 1918 20 November 1918 20 October 1919 Sunk in battle, 28 February 1942 [56]
DD-131 Buchanan Bath Iron Works 29 June 1918 2 January 1919 20 January 1919 Destroyed during St. Nazaire Raid, 29 March 1942 [57]
DD-132 Aaron Ward Bath Iron Works 11 August 1918 10 April 1919 21 April 1919 Scrapped by US, 1947 [58]
DD-133 Hale Bath Iron Works 7 October 1918 29 May 1919 12 June 1919 Scrapped by UK, September 1944 [59]
DD-134 Crowninshield Bath Iron Works 5 November 1918 24 July 1919 6 August 1919 Scrapped by UK, 23 June 1949 [60]
DD-135 Tillman Charleston Navy Yard 29 July 1918 7 July 1918 10 April 1921 Scrapped by UK, 24 July 1945 [61]
DD-136 Boggs Mare Island Navy Yard 15 November 1917 25 April 1918 23 September 1918 Scrapped by US, 27 November 1946 [62]
DD-137 Kilty Mare Island Navy Yard 15 December 1917 25 April 1918 17 December 1918 Scrapped by US, 26 August 1946 [63]
DD-138 Kennison Mare Island Navy Yard 14 February 1918 8 June 1918 2 April 1919 Scrapped by US, 18 November 1946 [64]
DD-139 Ward Mare Island Navy Yard 15 May 1918 1 June 1918 24 July 1918 Sunk in battle, 7 December 1944 [65]
DD-140 Claxton Mare Island Navy Yard 25 April 1918 14 January 1919 13 September 1919 Scrapped by UK, 26 June 1944 [66]
DD-141 Hamilton Mare Island Navy Yard 8 June 1918 15 January 1919 7 November 1919 Scrapped by US, 21 November 1946 [67]
DD-142 Tarbell William Cramp and Sons 31 December 1917 28 May 1918 27 November 1918 Scrapped by US, 30 November 1945 [68]
DD-143 Yarnall William Cramp and Sons 12 February 1918 19 June 1918 29 November 1918 Scrapped by UK, 23 August 1952 [69]
DD-144 Upshur William Cramp and Sons 19 February 1918 4 July 1918 23 December 1918 Scrapped by US, April 1948 [70]
DD-145 Greer William Cramp and Sons 24 February 1918 1 August 1918 31 December 1918 Scrapped by US, 30 November 1945 [71]
DD-146 Elliot William Cramp and Sons 23 February 1918 4 July 1918 25 January 1919 Scrapped by US, 29 January 1946 [72]
DD-147 Roper William Cramp and Sons 19 March 1918 17 August 1918 15 February 1919 Scrapped by US, 31 March 1946 [73]
DD-148 Breckinridge William Cramp and Sons 11 March 1918 17 August 1918 27 February 1919 Scrapped by US, 31 October 1946 [74]
DD-149 Barney William Cramp and Sons 26 March 1918 5 September 1918 14 March 1919 Scrapped by US, 13 October 1946 [75]
DD-150 Blakeley William Cramp and Sons 26 March 1918 19 September 1918 8 May 1919 Scrapped by US, 30 November 1945 [76]
DD-151 Biddle William Cramp and Sons 22 April 1918 3 October 1918 22 April 1919 Scrapped by US, 3 December 1946 [77]
DD-152 Du Pont William Cramp and Sons 2 May 1918 22 October 1918 30 April 1919 Scraped by US, 12 March 1947 [78]
DD-153 Bernadou William Cramp and Sons 4 June 1918 7 November 1918 19 May 1919 Scrapped by US, 30 November 1945 [79]
DD-154 Ellis William Cramp and Sons 8 July 1918 30 November 1918 7 June 1919 Scrapped by US, 17 July 1947 [80]
DD-155 Cole William Cramp and Sons 25 June 1918 11 January 1919 19 June 1919 Scrapped by US, 6 October 1947 [81]
DD-156 J. Fred Talbott William Cramp and Sons 8 July 1918 14 December 1918 30 June 1919 Scrapped by US, 22 December 1946 [82]
DD-157 Dickerson New York Shipbuilding 25 May 1918 12 March 1919 3 September 1919 Sunk by scuttling following an attack, 4 April 1945 [83]
DD-158 Leary New York Shipbuilding 6 March 1918 18 December 1918 5 December 1919 Sunk in battle, 24 December 1943 [84]
DD-159 Schenck New York Shipbuilding 26 March 1918 23 April 1919 30 October 1919 Scrapped by US, 25 November 1946 [85]
DD-160 Herbert New York Shipbuilding 9 April 1918 8 May 1919 21 November 1919 Scrapped by US, 23 May 1946 [86]
DD-161 Palmer Fore River Shipyard 29 May 1918 18 August 1918 22 November 1918 Sunk in battle, 7 January 1945 [87]
DD-162 Thatcher Fore River Shipyard 8 June 1918 31 August 1918 14 January 1919 Scrapped by UK, 1946 [88]
DD-163 Walker Fore River Shipyard 19 June 1918 14 September 1918 31 January 1919 Sunk by scuttling, 28 December 1941 [89]
DD-164 Crosby Fore River Shipyard 23 June 1918 28 September 1918 24 January 1919 Scrapped by US, 23 May 1946 [90]
DD-165 Meredith Fore River Shipyard 26 June 1918 22 September 1918 29 January 1919 Scrapped by US, 29 September 1936 [91]
DD-166 Bush Fore River Shipyard 4 July 1918 27 October 1918 19 February 1919 Scrapped by US, 8 September 1936 [92]
DD-167 Cowell Fore River Shipyard 15 July 1918 23 November 1918 17 March 1919 Scrapped by UK, 28 February 1949 [93]
DD-168 Maddox Fore River Shipyard 20 July 1918 27 October 1918 10 March 1919 Scrapped by UK, 16 September 1952 [94]
DD-169 Foote Fore River Shipyard 7 August 1918 14 December 1918 21 March 1919 Scrapped by UK, 14 May 1949 [95]
DD-170 Kalk Fore River Shipyard 4 March 1917 21 December 1918 29 March 1919 Scrapped by UK, 1945 [96]
DD-171 Burns Union Iron Works 15 April 1918 4 July 1918 7 August 1919 Scrapped by US, 22 April 1932 [97]
DD-172 Anthony Union Iron Works 18 April 1918 10 August 1918 19 June 1919 Sunk as target, 22 July 1937 [98]
DD-173 Sproston Union Iron Works 20 April 1918 10 August 1918 12 July 1919 Sunk as a target, 20 July 1937 [99]
DD-174 Rizal Union Iron Works 26 June 1918 21 September 1918 28 May 1919 Scrapped by US, 25 February 1932 [100]
DD-175 Mackenzie Union Iron Works 4 July 1918 29 September 1919 25 July 1919 Scrapped by Canada, 4 June 1945 [101]
DD-176 Renshaw Union Iron Works 8 May 1918 21 September 1918 31 July 1919 Scrapped by US, 29 September 1936 [102]
DD-177 O'Bannon Union Iron Works 12 November 1918 28 February 1919 27 August 1919 Scrapped by US, 29 September 1936 [103]
DD-178 Hogan Union Iron Works 25 November 1918 12 April 1919 1 October 1919 Sunk as target, 8 November 1945 [104]
DD-179 Howard Union Iron Works 9 December 1918 26 April 1919 29 January 1920 Scrapped by US, 14 June 1946 [105]
DD-180 Stansbury Union Iron Works 9 December 1918 16 May 1919 8 January 1920 Scrapped by US, 25 January 1947 [106]
DD-181 Hopewell Newport News Shipbuilding 19 January 1918 8 June 1918 22 March 1919 Sunk in battle, 19 August 1941 [107]
DD-182 Thomas Newport News Shipbuilding 23 March 1918 4 July 1918 25 April 1919 Scrapped by UK, 28 February 1949 [108]
DD-183 Haraden Newport News Shipbuilding 30 March 1918 4 July 1918 7 June 1919 Scrapped by UK, August 1945 [109]
DD-184 Abbot Newport News Shipbuilding 5 April 1918 4 July 1918 19 July 1919 Scrapped by UK, 1947 [110]
DD-185 Bagley Newport News Shipbuilding 11 May 1918 19 October 1918 27 August 1919 Scrapped by UK, 1945 [111]

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