USS Greene (AVD 13)
Destroyer of the Clemson class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Mod||Sea plane tender|
|Built by||Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., (Squantum, Massachusetts, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||3 Jun 1918|
|Launched||2 Nov 1918|
|Commissioned||9 May 1919|
|End service||24 Nov 1945|
Decommissioned on 17 June 1922
|Former name||USS Anthony|
Commands listed for USS Greene (AVD 13)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Josephus Asa Briggs, USN||28 Jun 1940||28 May 1942|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Warren Sherman Parr, USN||28 May 1942||27 Aug 1942 (1)|
|3||T/Lt.Cdr. Louis Joseph Bellis, USN||27 Aug 1942||13 May 1943|
|4||T/Lt.Cdr. Joseph Seaman Lewis, USN||13 May 1943||4 Jan 1944 (1)|
|5||George Oscar Scarfe, Jr., USNR||4 Jan 1944||8 May 1945|
|6||Joseph William Roosevelt, USNR||8 May 1945||23 Nov 1945|
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Notable events involving Greene include:
11 May 1943
HMS Upstart (Lt. P.C. Chapman, DSC and Bar, RN) conducted A/S exercises in Lough Foyle with USS Greene (Lt.Cdr. J.S. Lewis, USN), HMS Chanticleer (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Bristowe, DSO, RN), USS Lea (Lt.Cdr. D.I. Thomas, USN) and USS Osmond Ingram (Lt.Cdr. N.J. Sampson, USN).
Upon completion of the exercises Upstart departed Lough Foyle for Holy Loch escorted by HMS Chanticleer. (2)
- ADM 173/18373
- ADM 173/17782
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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