VESSELS ASSIGNED TO NAVAL DISTRICTS
The following ships were assigned directly to one of the Navy's Naval District commands. These ships, primarily older destroyers, would be used for local defense duties,
freeing more modern vessels for service with the fleet.
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FIFTEENTH NAVAL DISTRICT
Balboa, Canal Zone

ERIE (PG-50)
Cmdr. A. R. Mack
DESTROYER SQUADRON THIRTY-THREE
Captain S. F. Helm

BORIE (DD-215) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. H. F. Miller
DESTROYER DIVISION SIXTY-SIX
Commander Fred. D. Kirtland

BRECKINRIDGE (DD-148) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. J. D. Hayes
BARNEY (DD-149)
Lt. Cmdr. J. H. Long
BLAKELY (DD-150)
Lt. Cmdr. E. S. von Kleek
BIDDLE (DD-151)
Lt. Cmdr. M. R. Peterson
DESTROYER DIVISION SIXTY-SEVEN
Commander H. V. Bryan

BARRY (DD-248) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. H. W. Cole
GOFF (DD-247)
Lt. Cmdr. W. J. Marshall
TATTNALL (DD-125)
Lt. Cmdr. L. M. Markham, jr
J. FRED TALBOTT (DD-156)
Lt. Cmdr. C. M. Jensen
DAHLGREN (DD-187)
Lt. L. R. Miller
TWELFTH NAVAL DISTRICT
San Francisco, California
FOURTEENTH NAVAL DISTRICT
Pearl Harbor, Hawaii
THIRTEENTH NAVAL DISTRICT
Seattle, Washington

CHARLESTON (PG-51) (F)**
Cmdr. M. O. Carlson
ELEVENTH NAVAL DISTRICT
San Diego, California
DESTROYER DIVISION SEVENTY
Commander M. Y. Cohen

CRANE (DD-109) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. J. W. Adams, jr.
CROSBY (DD-164)
Lt. Cmdr. K. Williams
KILTY (DD-137)
Lt. Cmdr. S. D. Kelly
KENNISON (DD-138)
Lt. Cmdr. W. G. Michelet
DESTROYER DIVISION EIGHTY-THREE
Commander V. C. Barringer

LAWRENCE (DD-250) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. C. A. Dillavou
HUMPHREYS (DD-236)
Lt. Cmdr. H. B. Southworth
KING (DD-242)
Lt. Cmdr. E. E. Berthold
SANDS (DD-243)
Lt. Cmdr. J. F. Newman, jr.
**Notes for Thirteenth Naval District:
CHARLESTON was Flagship, Commander, Alaskan Sector, based in Kodiak, Alaska.
DESTROYER DIVISION EIGHTY-TWO
Commander R. W. Fleming

GILMER (DD-233) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. B. L. Doggett
HATFIELD (DD-231)
No Commander Assigned
BROOKS (DD-232)
Lt. Cmdr. E. B. Strauss
FOX (DD-234)
Lt. Cmdr. J. A. Farrell, jr.
KANE (DD-235)
Lt. J. J. Greytack
DESTROYER DIVISION EIGHTY
Commander F. W. Connor

SCHLEY (DD-103) (F)
Lt. Cmdr. J. A. Ralph
CHEW (DD-106)
Lt. Cmdr. E. L. Beck
WARD (DD-139)
Lt. Cmdr. H. Wood, jr
ALLEN (DD-66)
Lt. Cmdr. F. P. Williams