USS Childs (AVD 1)
Destroyer of the Clemson class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Mod||Sea plane tender|
|Built by||New York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||19 Mar 1919|
|Launched||15 Sep 1920|
|Commissioned||22 Oct 1920|
Reclassified as sea plane tender AVP-14 on 1 July 1938
Commands listed for USS Childs (AVD 1)
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|1||Harold Foster Fick, USN||30 Sep 1937||16 May 1940 (1)|
|2||Lt.Cdr. John Lockwood Pratt, USN||16 May 1940||10 Apr 1942 (1)|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Frank O'Beirne, USN||10 Apr 1942||9 Nov 1942|
|4||T/Lt.Cdr. Thomas Aloysius Christopher, USN||9 Nov 1942||10 Sep 1943|
|5||Charles Daniel Ingebrand, USNR||10 Sep 1943||17 Apr 1945|
|6||Richard William Evans, USNR||17 Apr 1945||21 Sep 1945|
|7||Ted J. Welch, USNR||21 Sep 1945||10 Dec 1945|
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