USS Warrington (DD-383)

Casualty List

USS Warrington shortly before her loss

Pennant DD 383 
Built by Federal Shipbuilding & Drydock Co. (Kearny, New Jersey, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 10 Oct 1935 
Launched 15 May 1937 
Commissioned 09 February 1938 
Lost 13 September 1944 
Loss position 27.00N, 73.00W 75 nautical miles east-south-east of Great Abaco Island
History USS Warrington (Cmdr Samuel Frank Quarles) was caught in a violent storm in the Atlantic going to Trinidad. 130 knot winds brought the ship to a standstill while waves pounded her hull to pieces. Sea water flooded the engine room, cutting off all power and damaging the steering mechanism. She took a list to starboard and rolled over, sinking stern first, Bahamas Islands in position 2700'N, 7300'W.

 258 men were lost.only 73 survivors were found, including the Commanding officer.