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USS Hazelwood (DD-107)
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 | edit source]

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 $3. 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.

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