STOCKTON DD 73

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Ship Name and Designation History

This section lists the names and designations that the ship had during its lifetime. The list is in chronological order.

    Caldwell Class Destroyer
    Keel Laid October 16 1916 - Launched August 17 1917

  1. USS STOCKTON Destroyer No. 73
    Commissioned November 26 1917

  2. USS STOCKTON DD-73
    Designated (DD) July 17 1920
    Decommissioned June 26 1922
    Recommissioned August 16 1940 - Decommissioned October 23 1940

  3. HMS LUDLOW G-57 (British Naval Service)
    Transferred to Great Britain October 23 1940 (Famous Fifty)
    Stricken from Naval Register January 8 1941

    Broken up for scrap 1945

 

Naval Covers

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Since a ship may have many covers, they may be split among many pages so it doesn't take forever for the pages to load. Each page link should be accompanied by a date range for covers on that page.

  1. Covers Page 1     (DATE RANGE)

 


Postmarks

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A postmark should not be included unless accompanied by a close-up image and/or an image of a cover showing that postmark. Date ranges MUST be based ONLY ON COVERS IN THE MUSEUM and are expected to change as more covers are added.
 
>>> If you have a better example for any of the postmarks, please feel free to replace the existing example.


 

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Other Information

NAMESAKE - Robert Field Stockton (August 20 1795 – October 7 1866)
Stockton was a United States Naval Officer, notable in the capture of California during the Mexican-American War. Stockton was from a notable political family and also served as a U.S. Senator from New Jersey

 


 

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