USS Hulbert (AVD 6)
Destroyer of the Clemson class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Mod||Sea plane tender|
|Built by||Norfolk Navy Yard (Portsmouth, Virginia, U.S.A.)|
|Laid down||18 Nov 1917|
|Launched||28 Jun 1918|
|Commissioned||27 Oct 1920|
|End service||2 Nov 1945|
Decommissioned 17 October 1934.
In 1939-40 she was converted into seaplane-tender, and she was recommissioned as AVD-6 on 2 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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|1||James Valentine Carney, USN||2 Aug 1940||10 Mar 1941|
|2||Lt.Cdr. James Mills Lane, USN||10 Mar 1941||27 Nov 1942|
|3||Robert Burns Crowell, USN||27 Nov 1942||7 Jan 1944|
|4||Herbert Stanley Calvin, USNR||7 Jan 1944||12 Jan 1944|
|5||Joseph David Linehan, USN||12 Jan 1944||30 Mar 1945|
|6||Thomas Peter Bellinger, USNR||30 Mar 1945||3 Aug 1945|
|7||Robert M. Hamlin, USNR||3 Aug 1945||2 Nov 1945|
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