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USS HAZELWOOD (DD-107)


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CLASS - WICKES (LITTLE)
Built to a different set of plans (Bethlehem) than the Wickes (Bath) the Little versions were
considered less successful than the Bath designed ships, with few remaining in service past 1936.
Displacement 1,154 Tons, Dimensions, 314' 5" (oa) x 31' 8" x 9' 10" (Max)
Armament 4 x 4"/50, 2 x 1pdr AA (1 x 3"/23AA In Some Ships), 12 x 21" tt..
Machinery, 24,200 SHP; Geared Turbines, 2 screws
Speed, 35 Knots, Crew 103.
Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Union Iron Works, San Francisco on December 24 1917.
Launched June 22 1918 and commissioned February 20 1919.
Decommissioned at San Diego July 7 1922.
Hazelwood was berthed there until recommissioning on April 1 1925
and decommissioning again on November 15 1930 and berthed there
until her sale. Reclassified Light Target Number 2 IX-36 in 1930, reclassified
back to destroyer DD-107 April 24 1931.
Stricken June 5 1935.
Fate Sold August 3 1935 to Learner & Rosenthal and broken up for scrap.

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- John Hazelwood, born in England in 1726, was appointed to superintend the building of fire rafts for the protection of Philadelphia against the British during the Revolutionary War. A commissioned officer in the Pennsylvania Navy, Commodore Hazelwood commanded all units of the Pennsylvania and Continental navies participating in the defense of the Delaware River approaches to Philadelphia in 1777. His gunboats and galleys engaged British men-of-war 23 October near river obstructions; and, after the British frigate Merlin and ship of the line Augusta grounded, their crews were forced to burn them. Later Commodore Hazelwood took command of Continental vessels in Delaware Bay. In recognition of his services in the War for Independence, the Continental Congress voted him a handsome sword, now in the collection of the Naval Historical Foundation. Commodore Hazelwood died at Philadelphia 1 March 1800.Robert M. Cieri
Hazelwood 89kUndated, location unknown.Robert M. Cieri
Hazelwood 98kUndated, location unknown.Frank Hoak III, Captain US Navy retired
Hazelwood 102kU.S Atlantic Fleet destroyers in harbour, 23 April 1919. USS Bell (DD-95) is at left, USS Hazelwood (DD-107) is in the centre background; USS Ludlow (DD-112) is in the right middle, with an unidentified destroyer beyond her. Note the fuel oil barge and tug alongside the unidentified destroyer in the foreground (USN).Robert Hurst
Hazelwood 82kEarly 1920's, location unknown.Marc Piché
Red Lead Row 195kRed Lead Row, San Diego Destroyer Base, California. Photographed at the end of 1922, with at least 65 destroyers tied up there. Ships present are identified as: (left to right, in the right diagonal row): Stansbury (DD-180); MacKenzie (DD-175); Renshaw (DD-176); Howard (DD-179); Gillis (DD-260); Tingey (DD-272); McLanahan (DD-264); Swasey (DD-273); Morris (DD-271); Bailey (DD-269); Tattnall (DD-125); Breese (DD-122); Radford (DD-120); Aaron Ward (DD-132) -- probably; Ramsey (DD-124); Montgomery (DD-121); and Lea (DD-118). (left to right, in the middle diagonal row): Wickes (DD-75); Thornton (DD-270); Meade (DD-274); Crane (DD-109); Evans (DD-78); McCawley (DD-276); Doyen (DD-280); Elliot (DD-146); Henshaw (DD-278); Moody (DD-277); Meyer (DD-279); Sinclair (DD-275); Turner (DD-259); Philip (DD-76); Hamilton (DD-141); Boggs (DD-136); Claxton (DD-140); Ward (DD-139); Hazelwood (DD-107) or Kilty (DD-137); Kennison (DD-138); Jacob Jones (DD-130); Aulick (DD-258); Babbitt (DD-128); Twiggs (DD-127); and Badger (DD-126). (left to right, in the left diagonal row): Shubrick (DD-268); Edwards (DD-265); Palmer (DD-161); Welles (DD-257); Mugford (DD-105); Upshur (DD-144); Greer (DD-145); Wasmuth (DD-338); Hogan (DD-178); O'Bannon (DD-177); and -- possibly -- Decatur (DD-341). (Nested alongside wharf in left center, left to right): Prairie (AD-5); Buffalo (AD-8); Trever (DD-339); and Perry (DD-340). Minesweepers just astern of this group are Partridge (AM-16) and Brant (AM-24). Nearest ship in the group of destroyers at far left is Dent (DD-116). The others with her are unidentified. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph. : NH 42539 Robert Hurst

USS HAZELWOOD DD-107 History
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Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves

CDR Arie Alverdo Corwin    Feb 20 1919 - Jan 4 1920
LCDR Raleigh Corwin Williams    Jan 4 1920 - Apr 17 1921
LT Harold Vincent Barr    Apr 17 1921 - Jul 27 1922
(Decommissioned July 7 1922 - April 1 1925)
LCDR Robert Ellis Bell    Apr 1 1925 - 
LCDR Ray Harrington Wakeman    Jan 10 1926 - Mar 22 1927
CDR Edward Hollis Connor    Mar 22 1927 - Sep 8 1927
LCDR George Dixon Hull    Sep 8 1927 - Jul 7 1929
LCDR Samuel Nobre Moore    Jul 7 1929 - Nov 15 1930

Additional Resources and Web Sites of Interest
Tin Can Sailors Website
Destroyer History Foundation
Destroyers Online Website
Official U.S.Navy Destroyer Website

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