Allied Warships

USS Maddox (i) (DD 168)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 168 
Built byFore River Shipbuilding Co. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down20 Jul 1918 
Launched27 Oct 1918 
Commissioned10 Mar 1919 
End service23 Sep 1940 

Decommissioned on 14 June 1922
Recommissioned on 17 June 1940 and transferred to the Royal Navy on 23 September 1940.

Career notesto Britain as HMS Georgetown (I 40)

Commands listed for USS Maddox (i) (DD 168)

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1Lt. John Leland Woodbury, USN17 Jun 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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