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USS Hulbert (AVD 6)

Destroyer of the Clemson class

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

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.

 

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