History of Ships and Navies
Contact US
Navy Links


Other Sites
America's Wars
Revolutionary War
War of 1812
Civil War
World War II
Ê US Aircraft of WW2
Vietnam War
Presidential Elections
Multieducator Products

Percival DD-298

Mug Windbreaker
Plaque Cap
Polo Shirt Sweatshirt
(DD-298: dp. 1,215; 1. 314'4~2"; b. 30'11~2"; dr. 9'4"; s. 30
k.; cpl. 128; a. 4 4", 1 3" aa, 12 21" tt.; cl. Cleinson)

Percival (DD-298) was launched 5 December 1918 by the Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., San Francisco, Calif.; sponsored by Miss Eleanor Wartsbaugh; and commissioned 1 March 1920, Comdr. R. A. Spruanee, who led the 5th Fleet in World War II, in command.

With trials off the California coast completed, Percival reported for duty with Squadron 4 Flotilla 5 of the Cruiser Destroyer Force Pacific based at San Diego. On 12 September 1923 she became flagship of Squadron 11 and made annual deployments with the Pacific Battle Fleet in fleet problems

Percival was decommissioned 26 April 1930 and scrapped m 1931.