Allied Warships

USS Chew (DD 106)

Destroyer of the Wickes class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 106 
Built byUnion Iron Works (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.) 
Laid down2 Jan 1918 
Launched26 May 1918 
Commissioned12 Dec 1918 
End service15 Oct 1945 

USS Chew was commissioned at the and of WW1, and left out of action. She was decommissioned at San Diego on 1 June 1922, and called back into service on 14 October 1940. She was in Pearl Harbor during the japanese raid, downing one attacker. She spent most of the war in Pearl Harbor filling training duties, and occasional escort duties. She was decommissioned in Philadelphia on 15 October 1945, Stricken on 1 November 1945 and sold for scrap on 4 October 1946.


Commands listed for USS Chew (DD 106)

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1Edward Louis Beck, USN14 Oct 194012 Dec 1941
2Harry Reid Hummer, Jr., USN12 Dec 1941Oct 1942
3Peter Harry Horn, USNOct 1942Jan 1943

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