Hull Number: DD-184
Launch Date: 07/04/2018
Commissioned Date: 07/19/2019
Decommissioned Date: 09/23/1940
Data for USS Lamberton (DD-119) as of 1921
Length Overall: 314' 4 1/2"
Beam: 31' 8"
Draft: 9' 3 5/8"
Standard Displacement: 1,213 tons
Full Load Displacement: 1,306 tons
Four 4″/50 caliber guns
One 3″/23 caliber anti-aircraft gun
Four 21″ triple torpedo tubes
8 Chief Petty Officers
2 Curtis Turbines: 25,000 horsepower
Highest speed on trials: 33.4 knots
Namesake: JOEL ABBOT
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (Published 1991)
Joel Abbot was born on 18 January 1793 in Westford, MA. He was appointed a midshipman on 18 June 1812 and served with distinction during the War of 1812.
In 1852, he was chosen by Commodore Matthew C. Perry to command the frigate Macedonia, one of the ships in Perry’s expedition to Japan. During this journey, Abbot visited the Japanese, Bonin, and Philippine Islands, as well as Formosa. Upon Perry’s return to the United States, Abbot resumed command of the squadron. Commodore Abbot died of malaria on 14 December 1855 at Hong Kong.
Transferred to England 09/23/1940 as HMS CHARLESTOWN (I-21). Scrapped Sunderland, England 03/04/1947.