USS Hazelwood (DD-107)
|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|
|Class & type:||Wickes class destroyer|
|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.
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.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.