Allied Warships

USS Hulbert (AVD 6)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantAVD 6 
Built byNorfolk Navy Yard (Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.) 
Laid down18 Nov 1917 
Launched28 Jun 1918 
Commissioned27 Oct 1920 
End service2 Nov 1945 

Decommissioned 17 October 1934.

In 1939-40 she was converted into seaplane-tender, and she was recommissioned as AVD-6 on 6 August 1940. She was at Pearl Harbor at the time of the Japanese attack, shot down one torpedo bomber, and participated in the rescue-operations after the attack.

In 1943 she was reconverted and was redesignated DD-342 on 1 December 1943. She was decommissioned on 2 November 1945, stricken on 28 november 1945 and sold for scrap on 31 October 1946.

USS Hulbert recived 2 Battle Stars for her services during WW2.


Commands listed for USS Hulbert (AVD 6)

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1Lt.Cdr. Ellis Hugh Geiselman, USN1932???

2James Valentine Carney, USN2 Aug 1940
3James Mills Lane, USN 27 Nov 1942
4Robert Burns Crowell, USN27 Nov 19427 Jan 1944
5Herbert Stanley Calvin, USNR7 Jan 194412 Jan 1944
6Joseph David Linehan, USN12 Jan 194430 Mar 1945
7Thomas Peter Bellinger, USNR30 Mar 19453 Aug 1945
8Robert M. Hamlin, USNR3 Aug 19452 Nov 1945

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