USS Hazelwood (DD-107)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other ships of the same name, see USS Hazelwood.
USS Hazelwood (DD-107)
Career (US)
Namesake: John Hazelwood
Builder: Union Iron Works, San Francisco, California
Laid down: 24 December 1917
Launched: 22 June 1918
Commissioned: 20 February 1919 to 7 July 1922
1 April 1925 to 15 November 1930
Fate: Scrapped, 14 April 1930
General characteristics
Class & type: Wickes class destroyer
Displacement: 1,060 tons
Length: 314 ft 5 in (95.83 m)
Beam: 31 ft 9 in (9.68 m)
Draft: 8 ft 6 in (2.59 m)
Speed: 35 knots (65 km/h)
Complement: 113 officers and enlisted
Armament: 4 × 4" (102 mm); 2 × 1 pdrs. (0.454 kg), 12 × 21" (533 mm) torpedo tubes

The USS Hazelwood (DD-107) was a Wickes-class destroyer in the United States Navy during World War I. She was named in honor of John Hazelwood. A second vessel of the same name, the USS Hazelwood (DD-531), was commissioned in 1943.

History[edit]

Hazelwood was laid down 24 December 1917 by Union Iron Works, San Francisco, California, launched 22 June 1918; sponsored by Miss Marian L. Neitzel; and commissioned 20 February 1919, Comdr. A. A. Corwin in command.

Following shakedown and a voyage to Norfolk for supplies, Hazelwood departed New York for the Mediterranean 15 April 1919. Reaching Gibraltar 9 May, she participated in training and served as escort to Arizona (BB-39). After patrolling the Mediterranean, she departed Malta 28 July and arrived New York 13 August. Next day she got underway for her new home waters, the Pacific. Sailing via Cuba and Panama, she arrived at San Francisco 5 September. After operations along the West Coast, she decommissioned at San Diego 7 July 1922.

Hazelwood recommissioned 1 April 1925, and participated in training and readiness exercises with units of the Pacific Fleet for the next 5 years. She decommissioned again 15 November 1930, at San Diego, was sold to Learner and Rosenthal 30 August 1935, and was scrapped 14 April 1930.

References[edit]

External links[edit]