USS Percival

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Percival DD-298

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Percival
(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.