VESSELS TRANSFERRED TO BRITAIN IN
"DESTROYER DEAL" SEPTEMBER 1940
In September 1940, even as the US Navy was struggling to rebuild its destroyer forces 50 WWI-era ships were transferred to the Royal Navy, itself hard-pressed in the Battle
of the Atlantic. In exchange, the US received the right to establish bases on British possessions in the Western Hemisphere, including Newfoundland, Bermuda, Trinidad, etc.
Listed below are the vessels transferred and their new British (or Canadian) names and pennant numbers. Nine of these ships were later transferred by Britain to the USSR,
and are indicated by an asterisk. (*) Vessels lost while in foreign service are indicated with the "pound" (#) sign.
USN Name and Number


CONWAY (DD-70) (ex-CRAVEN)
CONNER (DD-72)
STOCKTON (DD-73)
WICKES (DD-75)
PHILIP (DD-76)
EVANS (DD-78)
SIGOURNEY (DD-81)
ROBINSON (DD-88)
RINGGOLD (DD-89)
FAIRFAX (DD-93)
WILLIAMS (DD-108)  
TWIGGS (DD-127)
BUCHANAN (DD-131)
AARON WARD (DD-132)
HALE (DD-133)
CROWNINSHIELD (DD-134)
TILLMAN (DD-135)
CLAXTON (DD-140)
YARNALL (DD-143)
THATCHER (DD-162)
COWELL (DD-167)
MADDOX (DD-168)
FOOTE (DD-169)
KALK (DD-170)
MACKENZIE (DD-175)
HOPEWELL (DD-181)
THOMAS (DD-182)
HARADEN (DD-183)
ABBOT (DD-184)
DORAN (DD-185) ex-BAGLEY
SATTERLEE (DD-190)
MASON (DD-191)
A. P. UPSHUR (DD-193)
HUNT (DD-194)
WELBORN C. WOOD (DD-195)
BRANCH (DD-197)
HERNDON (DD-198)
McCOOK (DD-252)
McCALLA (DD-253)
RODGERS (DD-254)
BANCROFT (DD-256)
WELLES (DD-257)
AULICK (DD-258)
LAUB (DD-263)
McLANAHAN (DD-264)
EDWARDS (DD-265)
SHUBRICK (DD-268)
BAILEY (DD-269)
SWASEY (DD-273)
MEADE (DD-274)
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Commonwealth Name


HMS LEWES (G68)
HMS LEEDS (G27)
HMS LUDLOW (G57)
HMS MONTGOMERY (G95)
HMS LANCASTER (G05)
HMS MANSFIELD (G76)
HMS NEWPORT (G54)
HMS NEWMARKET (G47)
HMS NEWARK (G08)
HMS RICHMOND* (G88)
HMCS ST. CLAIR (I65)
HMS LEAMINGTON* (G19)
HMS CAMPBELTOWN (I42) #
HMS CASTLETON (I23)
HMS CALDWELL (I20)
HMS CHELSEA* (I35)
HMS WELLS (I95)
HMS SALISBURY (I52)
HMS LINCOLN* (G42)
HMCS NIAGARA (I57)
HMS BRIGHTON* (I08)
HMS GEORGETOWN* (I40)
HMS ROXBOROUGH* (I07)
HMCS HAMILTON (I24)
HMCS ANNAPOLIS
HMS BATH (I17) #
HMS ST. ALBANS* (I15)
HMCS COLUMBIA (I49)
HMS CHARLESTON (I21)
HMS ST. MARYS (I12)
HMS BELMONT (H46) #
HMS BROADWATER (H81) #
HMS CLARE (I14)
HMS BROADWAY (H90)
HMS CHESTERFIELD (I28)
HMS BEVERLY #
HMS CHURCHILL* (I45) #
HMCS ST. CROIX (I81) #
HMS STANLEY (I73) #
HMS SHERWOOD (I80)
HMCS ST. FRANCIS (I93)
HMS CAMERON (I05) #
HMS BURNHAM (H82)
HMS BURWELL (H94)
HMS BRADFORD (H72)
HMS BUXTON (H96)
HMS RIPLEY (G79)
HMS READING (G71)
HMS ROCKINGHAM (G58) #
HMS RAMSEY (G60)
Notes


Scuttled 1946
Scrapped 1949
Used as target hulk
Scrapped 1945
Scrapped 1947
Sold 1944
Scrapped 1947
Scrapped 1945
Scrapped 1947
ZHIVUCHI, scrapped 1949
Scrapped 1946
ZHGUCHI, scrapped 1951
Expended 3/29/42
Scrapped 1948
Scrapped 1945
DZERKI, scrapped 1949
Scrapped 1946
Scrapped 1945
DRUZHNY, scrapped 1952
Scrapped 1947
ZHARKI, scrapped 1949
ZHOSTKI, scrapped 1952
DOBLESTNYI, scrapped 1949
Lost enroute to scrapping 1945
HMCS ANNAPOLIS
Norwegian manned, lost 8/19/41
DOSTOYNYI, scrapped 1949
Scrapped 1945
Scrapped 1948
Scrapped 1945
Lost with all hands, 1/31/42
Lost 10/19/41
Scrapped 1947
Scrapped 1948
Scrapped 1948
HMS BEVERLY #
DYATELNYI, lost 1/16/45
Lost 9/20/42
Lost 12/18/41
Beached as target hulk, 1943
Wrecked enroute to scrapping 1945
Damaged 12/5/40, scrapped 1944
Scrapped 1948
Scrapped 1947
Scrapped 1946
Scrapped 1946
Scrapped 1945
Scrapped 1945
Lost 9/27/44
Scrapped 1947