USS Sturtevant (i) (DD 240)
Destroyer of the Clemson class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||New York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||23 Nov 1918|
|Launched||29 Jul 1919|
|Commissioned||21 Sep 1920|
|Lost||26 Apr 1942|
Decommissioned 30 January 1931
Commands listed for USS Sturtevant (i) (DD 240)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Albert Edmondson Jarrell, USN||26 Sep 1939||27 Nov 1940|
|2||Lt.Cdr. William Stamps Howard, Jr., USN||27 Nov 1940||27 Jan 1941|
|3||Lt. Edwin Elmer Lord, 3rd, USN||27 Jan 1941||26 Feb 1941|
|4||Lt.Cdr. William Stamps Howard, Jr., USN||26 Feb 1941||9 Dec 1941|
|5||Lt. Claude Lee Weigle, USN||9 Dec 1941||26 Apr 1942|
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Notable events involving Sturtevant (i) include:
6 Apr 1942
USS Sturtevant picks up 38 survivors from the American tanker Catahoula that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day by German U-boat U-154 off the northwest coast of the Dominican Republic in position 19°16'N, 68°12'W.
USS Sturtevant also picks up 39 survivors from the American tanker Comol Rico that was torpedoed and sunk the previous day by German U-boat U-154 225 nautical miles north of San Juan, Puerto Rico in position 20°46'N, 66°46'W.
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