USS McDougal (DD 358)
Destroyer of the Porter class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||New York Shipbuilding Corp. (Camden, New Jersey, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||18 Dec 1933|
|Launched||17 Jul 1936|
|Commissioned||23 Dec 1936|
|End service||24 Jun 1946|
Reclassified as AG-126 on 17 September 1945
Commands listed for USS McDougal (DD 358)
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|1||Cdr. Elliott Marchant Senn, USN||29 Jul 1937||22 Jun 1940|
|2||Cdr. William Walter Warlick, USN||22 Jun 1940||18 Apr 1941|
|3||Cdr. Paul Ralph Heineman, USN||18 Apr 1941||10 Sep 1941|
|4||Cdr. Dashiell Livingston Madeira, USN||10 Sep 1941||13 Jan 1942|
|5||Lt.Cdr. George Charles Wright, USN||13 Jan 1942||14 Aug 1943|
|6||T/Lt.Cdr. Clinton Andrew Neyman, Jr., USN||14 Aug 1943||6 Sep 1944|
|7||Lt. Alfred Thomas Campbell, USNR||6 Sep 1944||8 Sep 1944|
|8||T/Cdr. Earl William Logsdon, USN||8 Sep 1944||17 Sep 1945 (1)|
|9||Conrad Hilmer Carlson, USN||17 Sep 1945||24 Jun 1946 (1)|
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Notable events involving McDougal include:
13 Dec 1941
HMS Dorsetshire (Capt. A.W.S. Agar, VC, DSO, RN) departed Simonstown to escort convoy WS 12X to Bombay. This convoy was made up of the US troopships (carrying British troops !!!); Wakefield (24289 GRT, built 1931), Mount Vernon (24289 GRT, built 1932), West Point (26454 GRT, built 1940), Leonard Wood (13712 GRT, built 1922), Joseph T. Dickman (13869 GRT, built 1922) and Orizaba (6937 GRT, built 1918).
HMS Dorsetshire made rendez-vous at sea with the convoy that had departed Capetown earlier that day and was at that time escorted by the US destroyers USS Wainwright, USS Moffett, USS McDougal, USS Winslow, USS Mayrant and USS Rowan. These destroyers parted company with the convoy at 1600C/14 (C = time zone -3). (2)
- ADM 53/114140
ADM numbers indicate documents at the British National Archives at Kew, London.
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