Allied Warships

USS Clark (DD 361)

Destroyer of the Porter class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 361 
Built byBethlehem Shipbuilding Corp. (Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A.) 
Laid down2 Jan 1934 
Launched15 Oct 1935 
Commissioned20 May 1936 
End service23 Oct 1945 

Decommissioned 23 October 1945
Stricken 16 November 1945
Sold and broken up for scrap 29 March 1946.


Commands listed for USS Clark (DD 361)

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1Cdr. Richard Waller Bates, USN18 Jun 193821 Jun 1940 (1)
2Thomas Howell Binford, USN21 Jun 194030 Dec 1940 (1)
3Cdr. Myron Turner Richardson, USN30 Dec 1940Dec 1942 (1)
4T/Cdr. Lawrence Henry Martin, USNDec 1942Feb 1944
5T/Lt.Cdr. Arthur Reberg Manning, USNFeb 194415 Jan 1945
6Robert Henry Hopkins, USNR15 Jan 194523 Oct 1945

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Notable events involving Clark include:

1 May 1945
USS R-1 (Lt. W.A. Schoenfeld, USN) conducted A/S exercises off Casco Bay, Maine together with USS Clark (Lt.Cdr. R.H. Hopkins, USNR) and USS Phelps (Lt.Cdr. R.B. Erly, USN).

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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