Allied Warships

USS Russell (DD 414)

Destroyer of the Sims class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 414 
Built byNewport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Co. (Newport News, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down20 Dec 1937 
Launched8 Dec 1938 
Commissioned3 Nov 1939 
End service15 Nov 1945 

Decommissioned 15 November 1945.
Stricken 28 November 1945.
Sold 28 September 1947 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Russell (DD 414)

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1Lt.Cdr. James Conner Pollock, USN3 Nov 193912 Jul 1941
2Lt.Cdr. Glenn Roy Hartwig, USN12 Jul 194114 Jan 1943
3T/Cdr. Warren Howard McClain, USN14 Jan 194311 Dec 1943 (1)
4T/Cdr. Frederick Evans Moore, USN11 Dec 194314 Dec 1943
5Lt.Cdr. Lewis Robinson Miller, USN14 Dec 194314 Aug 1944
6John Edward Wicks, Jr., USN14 Aug 194415 Sep 1945
7Leigh Cosart Winters, USN15 Sep 194515 Nov 1945 (1)

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