USS Pillsbury (DD-227)

Casualty List

Navy US Navy
Type Destroyer
Class Clemson 
Pennant DD 227 
Built by William Cramp and Sons (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.) 
Laid down 23 Oct 1919 
Launched 3 Aug 1920 
Commissioned 15 Dec 1920 
Lost 1 Mar 1942 
Loss position 14.30S, 106.30E
  USS Pillsbury (Lt.Cdr. Harold Clay Pound) was sunk on the 1st of March, 1942 in position 1430'S, 10630'E when she ran into a major Japanese task force, consisting 4 battleships and 5 cruisers and several destroyers, purposely deployed to interdict any Allied fleet activity and flee escape attempts from Java. Crew of 185 there were no survivors.

USS Pillsbury received 2 Battle Stars for her services


Commander Lt.Cdr. Harold Clay Pound, USN