USS Dickerson (DD 157)
Destroyer of the Wickes class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||New York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||25 May 1918|
|Launched||12 Mar 1919|
|Commissioned||3 Sep 1919|
|Lost||4 Apr 1945|
Decommissioned 25 June 1922
Commands listed for USS Dickerson (DD 157)
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|1||Lt. Martin Robert Stone, USN||9 May 1939||31 Oct 1940|
|2||Lt. John Keane Reybold, USN||31 Oct 1940||19 Mar 1942 (+)|
|3||Lt. Francis Edmond Wilson, USN||19 Mar 1942||11 Feb 1943|
|4||Lt.Cdr. James Robert Cain, Jr., USNR||11 Feb 1943||11 Aug 1944|
|5||Ralph Emerson Lounsbury, Jr., USNR||11 Aug 1944||2 Apr 1945 (+)|
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Notable events involving Dickerson include:
18 Mar 1942
USS Dickerson picks up 14 survivors from the American tanker E.M. Clark that was torpedoed and sunk by German U-boat U-124 about 22 nautical miles south-west of the Diamond Shoals Lighted Buoy in position 34°50'N, 75°35'W.
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