U.S.S. Bernadou (1918)

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U.S.S. Bernadou (1918)
Hull Number: DD-153
Builder: William Cramp & Sons[1]
Laid down: 4 Jun, 1918[2]
Launched: 7 Nov, 1918[3]
Commissioned: 19 May, 1919[4]
Decommissioned: 1 Jul, 1922[5]
Stricken: 13 Aug, 1945[6]
U.S.S. Bernadou was one of one hundred and eleven Wickes class destroyers completed for the U.S. Navy. It was named for Commander John Baptiste Bernadou, who had fought valiantly in the Spanish-American War.


Bernadou was commissioned on 19 May, 1919 with Lieutenant Commander L. G. Farley in command.


See Also


  1. Friedman. U.S. Destroyers. p. 432.
  2. Friedman. U.S. Destroyers. p. 432.
  3. Friedman. U.S. Destroyers. p. 432.
  4. Friedman. U.S. Destroyers. p. 432.
  5. Friedman. U.S. Destroyers. p. 432.
  6. Friedman. U.S. Destroyers. p. 432.
  7. Register of Officers, 1922. pp. 30-31.


Wickes Class Destroyer
Wickes Philip Woolsey Evans Little
Kimberly Sigourney Gregory Stringham Dyer
Colhoun Stevens McKee Robinson Ringgold
McKean Harding Gridley Fairfax Taylor
Bell Stribling Murray Israel Luce
Maury Lansdale Mahan Schley Champlin
Mugford Chew Hazelwood Williams Crane
Hart Ingraham Ludlow Rathburne Talbot
Waters Dent Dorsey Lea Lamberton
Radford Montgomery Breese Gamble Ramsay
Tattnall Badger Twiggs Babbitt De Long
Jacob Jones Buchanan Aaron Ward Hale Crowninshield
Tillman Boggs Kilty Kennison Ward
Claxton Hamilton Tarbell Yarnall Upshur
Greer Elliot Roper Breckinridge Barney
Blakely Biddle Du Pont Bernadou Ellis
Cole J. Fred Talbott Dickerson Leary Schenck
Herbert Palmer Thatcher Walker Crosby
Meredith Bush Cowell Maddox Foote
Kalk Burns Anthony Sproston Rizal
Mackenzie Renshaw O'Bannon Hogan Howard
  Stansbury Hopewell Thomas  
  Haraden Abbot Bagley  
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