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Displacement 1,215 Tons, Dimensions, 314' 5" (oa) x 31' 8" x 9' 10" (Max)
Armament 4 x 4"/50, 1 x 3"/23AA, 12 x 21" tt..
Machinery, 26,500 SHP; Geared Turbines, 2 screws
Speed, 35 Knots, Crew 114
Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Bethlehem Shipbuilding, Squantum Ma. on April 26 1919.
Launched September 5 1919 and commissioned December 9 1919.
Decommissioned May 1 1930.
Stricken October 22 1930.
Fate Sold in a block buy to Boston Metals, Baltimore, MD at 5,789.00 each

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Toucey 53kIssac Toucey—born on 5 November 1796 in Newtown, Conn.—was admitted to the bar in 1818 and began two full terms in the United States House of Representatives on 4 March 1835. He served as Governor of Connecticut in 1846 and 1847 and as Attorney General under President Polk from 21 June 1848 to 3 March 1849. After a stint in the state legislature in 1850 and 1851, Toucey represented Connecticut in the United States Senate from 12 March 1852 to 3 March 1857. He was Secretary of the Navy under President Buchanan from 6 March 1857 to 3 March 1861. After retiring from public office upon Lincoln's inauguration, Toucey resumed the practice of law. He died in Hartford, Conn., on 30 July 1869. Digital ID: cwpbh 02837, Library of Congress Prints and Photographs.Bill Gonyo
Toucey 60kUndated, location unknown.-
Toucey 99kUndated, location unknown.Don Scott YNCS(SS) USN (Ret.)
Toucey 166kUndated picture of USS Toucey (DD-282) underway, location unknown, from "Anti-Submarine Warfare: An Illustrated History" by David Owen.Robert Hurst/Ed Zajkowski
Toucey 108kUSS Toucey (DD-282) and USS Case (DD-285) in the Panama Canal, undated. From the John Dickey collection.Ed Zajkowski
Toucey 67kCirca 1917-1934 at Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston.Michael Mohl
Toucey 67kPhoto #: NH 105370. USS Toucey (Destroyer # 282) at the Boston Navy Yard, Charlestown, Massachusetts, January 1920. Panoramic photograph by Crosby, "Naval Photographer", 11 Portland Street, Boston. Courtesy of the Naval Historical Foundation. Crosby Collection. U.S. Naval Historical Center Photograph.Paul Rebold
Toucey 142kCirca 1927, location unknown. Photo from the collection of the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum.Darryl Baker/Robert Hurst
Toucey 47kSterling Silver cruet set presented as a gift by Elizabeth Alden Robinson to USS Toucey (DD-282) upon the ship's commissioning. Cruet set was made by Tiffany. Collection of Curator Branch, Naval History and Heritage Command photo # 54-7-A.Robert Hurst

USS TOUCEY DD-282 History
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Commanding Officers
Thanks to Wolfgang Hechler & Ron Reeves

CDR Reuben Burton Coffey    Dec 9 1919 - Jun 24 1920
LCDR Penn Leary Carroll    Jun 24 1920 - Jan 19 1921
LCDR James Bothwell Will    Jan 19 1921 - 
LCDR John Columbus Hilliard    Dec 28 1923 - Mar 10 1924
LCDR Edward Cook Raquet    Mar 10 1924 -  Jun 6 1924
CDR Clarence Gulbranson    Jun 6 1924 - May 7 1925
CDR William Callender Irving Stiles    May 7 1925 - Aug 20 1927
LCDR Holloway Halstead Frost    Aug 20 1927 - Aug 31 1929
LCDR William Gibb Bartlett Hatch    Aug 31 1929 - May 1 1930

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