Allied Warships

USS Kane (DD 235)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 235 
Built byNew York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Laid down3 Jul 1918 
Launched12 Aug 1919 
Commissioned11 Jun 1920 
End service24 Jan 1946 

Decommissioned 31 December 1930
Recommissioned 1 April 1932
Decommissioned 28 April 1938
Recommissioned 23 September 1939
Reclassified as High Speed Transport APD-18 25 March 1943
Decommissioned 24 January 1946
Stricken 25 February 1946
Sold 21 June 1946 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Kane (DD 235)

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1Lt.Cdr. George Dewey Martin, USN23 Sep 19392 Jul 1940
2Lt.Cdr. John Joseph Greytak, USN2 Jul 194022 Feb 1943
3T/Cdr. Robert Emett Gadrow, USN22 Feb 194328 Feb 1943
4Freeman Donald Miller, USNR28 Feb 194330 Nov 1943
5Frank Norman Christiansen, USNR30 Nov 194311 Dec 1944
6Lt. Sumner Joseph Abrams, USNR11 Dec 194424 Jan 1946

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Media links

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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