Allied Warships

USS Kalk (i) (DD 170)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 170 
Built byFore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down17 Aug 1918 
Launched21 Dec 1918 
Commissioned29 Mar 1919 
End service23 Sep 1940 

Decommissioned on 10 July 1922
Recommissioned on 17 June 1940 and transferred to the Royal Navy on 23 September 1940.

Career notesto Britain as HMS Hamilton (I 24)

Commands listed for USS Kalk (i) (DD 170)

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1Lt. Thompson Phelps Elliott, USN22 Jul 194023 Sep 1940

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Destroyers of World War Two

Whitley, M. J.

U.S. Destroyers

Friedman, Norman

United States Destroyer Operations In World War II.

Roscoe, Theodore

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