USS Perry (i) (DMS 17)
Destroyer of the Clemson class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Mod||High speed minesweeper|
|Built by||Mare Island Navy Yard (Vallejo, California, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||15 Sep 1920|
|Launched||29 Oct 1921|
|Commissioned||7 Aug 1922|
|Lost||13 Sep 1944|
|Loss position||6° 53'N, 134° 10'E|
Decommissioned on 17 January 1923
USS Perry (Lt. William Neish Lindsay, Jr., USNR) struck a mine and sank off the southeast coast of Angaur, Palau in position 06º53'N, 134º10'E. 8 men died in the loss and 17 were wounded. There were 146 survivors.
Commands listed for USS Perry (i) (DMS 17)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Richard English Elliott, USN||17 Apr 1940||21 Oct 1941 (1)|
|2||Lt.Cdr. Lermond Horton Miller, USN||21 Oct 1941||13 Apr 1942 (1)|
|3||T/Lt.Cdr. Bernhardt Alois Fuetsch, USN||13 Apr 1942||30 Oct 1943|
|4||Lt.Cdr. Ira Gerald Stubbart, USN||30 Oct 1943||3 Sep 1944 (1)|
|5||Lt William Neish Lindsay, Jr., USNR||3 Sep 1944||13 Sep 1944 (1)|
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