USS Perkins (DD-377)

Casualty List

Navy US Navy
Type Destroyer
Class Mahan 
Pennant DD 377 
Built by Puget Sound Navy Yard (Bremerton, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 15 Aug 1934 
Launched 31 Dec 1934 
Commissioned 18 Sep 1936 
Lost 29 Nov 1943 
Loss position 09.39S, 150.04E off Cape Vogel, New Guinea
History Sunk in a collision with the Australian troop ship HMAS Duntroon  in position 0939'S, 15004'E, 9 of her crew were lost
Commanders  
Lt.Cdr. Samuel Power Jenkins,      USN   from 18 Sep 1936
Lt.Cdr. John Peter Vetter,             USN   from 1939
Lt.Cdr. Timothy Francis Wellings, USN   from 1940  to June 1941
Lt.Cdr. Walter Chilcot Ford,         USN   from  Jun 1941 to Mar 1943
Lt.Cdr. Walter E. Reed,                 USN   from  Mar 1943