Allied Warships

USS Hopkins (DMS 13)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDMS 13 
ModHigh speed minesweeper 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Laid down30 Jul 1919 
Launched26 Jun 1920 
Commissioned21 Mar 1921 
End service21 Dec 1945 

Converted to high speed minesweeper DMS-13 on 19 November 1940
Decommissioned on 21 December 1945
Stricken on 8 January 1946
Sold to be broken up for scrap on 8 November 1946


Commands listed for USS Hopkins (DMS 13)

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1Lt.Cdr. Omer Archibald Kneeland, USN4 Apr 19398 Aug 1940 (1)
2Robert William Clark, USN8 Aug 194027 Nov 1941 (1)
3H Still, USN27 Nov 194110 Dec 1941
4Lt. William Tenney Dutton, USN10 Dec 194110 Apr 1942
5T/Lt.Cdr. Benjamin Coe, USN10 Apr 194212 Dec 1942
6T/Cdr. Francis Marion Peters, Jr., USN12 Dec 194226 Jul 1943 (1)
7Alton Louis Clifford Waldron, USN26 Jul 194326 May 1944 (1)
8Lt. Douglas Pitt Payne, USNR26 May 194413 Sep 1945
9Robert Louis Jacobs, USNR13 Sep 194521 Dec 1945

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