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1920 USS Peary (DD-226) United States Navy Destroyer Original Event Photograph


USS Peary (DD-226) was a Clemson class destroyer of the United States Navy. She was commissioned in 1920 and sunk by Japanese aircraft at Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, on 19 February 1942. Peary was laid down by William Cramp and Sons of Philadelphia on 9 September 1919; launched on 6 April 1920; sponsored by Mrs…. (read more)