USS Whitney (AD-4)

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USS Whitney
USS Whitney (AD-4) at San Diego in 1932
Career (U.S.)
Name: USS Whitney
Namesake: William Collins Whitney
Laid down: 23 April 1921
Launched: 12 October 1923
Commissioned: 2 September 1924
Decommissioned: 22 October 1946
Fate: Sold for scrap, 18 March 1948
General characteristics
Class & type: Dobbin-class destroyer tender
Displacement: 8,325 long tons (8,459 t)
Length: 483 ft 9 in (147.45 m)
Beam: 61 ft (19 m)
Draft: 17 ft 2 in (5.23 m)
Speed: 16 kn (18 mph; 30 km/h)
Complement: 416 officers and enlisted
Armament: 8 × 5 in (130 mm) guns
4 × 3 in (76 mm) guns
2 × 6-pounder guns
2 × 21 in (530 mm) torpedo tubes

USS Whitney (AD-4) was a Dobbin-class destroyer tender named for United States Secretary of the Navy William Collins Whitney. She was launched on 12 October 1923, and was commissioned on 2 September 1924. She was decommissioned on 22 October 1946, later being sold for scrap to the Dulien Ship Products firm on 18 March 1948. She was on station in Pearl Harbor at the time of the Japanese attack, amid a flotilla of destroyers; Tucker, Conyngham, Reid, Case, and Selfridge.

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