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USS Dale (DD-4)

USS Dale (DD-4)
USS Dale (DD-4) halftone reproduction of a photograph taken circa 1903-1916.
History
Name: USS Dale
Namesake: Commedore Richard Dale
Builder: William R. Trigg Company, Richmond, Virginia
Cost: $277,069.92[1]
Laid down: 12 July 1899
Launched: 24 July 1900
Sponsored by: Miss M. H. Wilson
Commissioned: 13 February 1903
Decommissioned: 9 July 1919
Identification:
Fate: sold January 3 1920 to Joseph G. Hitner, Philadelphia for $10,855
Status: broken up for scrap
General characteristics [2]
Class & type: Bainbridge-class destroyer
Displacement: 420 long tons (430 t) (standard)
Length: 250 ft (76 m) (oa)
Beam: 23 ft 7 in (7.19 m)
Draft: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Installed power: 8,000 shp (6,000 kW)
Propulsion:
Speed: 29 kn (33 mph; 54 km/h)
Complement:
  • 3 officers
  • 72 enlisted men
Armament:

The second USS Dale (DD-4) was a Bainbridge class destroyer in the United States Navy.

Dale was launched on 24 July 1900 by William R. Trigg Company, Richmond, Virginia; sponsored by Miss M. H. Wilson; placed in reserve commission on 24 October 1902, Lieutenant Harry E. Yarnell in command; outfitted at Norfolk, Virginia; and commissioned in full on 13 February 1903, Lieutenant Hutch Cone in command.

Contents

  • Pre-World War I 1
  • World War I 2
  • Noteworthy commanding officers 3
  • References 4
  • Bibliography 5

Pre-World War I

Assigned to the North Atlantic Fleet, Dale cruised with the First Torpedo Flotilla on the Atlantic coast, taking part in a fleet search problem conducted off Maine, and passing before President Theodore Roosevelt in review off Oyster Bay, New York, on 17 August 1903.

The First Torpedo Flotilla - convoyed by Buffalo - cleared Norfolk on 12 December 1903 and sailed to the Asiatic Station by way of the Mediterranean and the Suez Canal. Arriving at Cavite, Philippine Islands, on 14 April 1904, Dale cruised in the islands and on the coast of China until placed out of commission in reserve at Cavite on 5 December 1905. Recommissioned on 10 July 1907, she remained on duty with the Asiatic Fleet, cruising to Japan and China, engaging in torpedo and battle practice and maneuvers with the flotilla, guarding and inspecting the target range at Cavite, and transporting mail and passengers.

World War I

After the United States entered World War I, Dale patrolled the entrance to Manila Bay from 30 June-1 August 1917, then sailed to join US Patrol Squadrons based on Gibraltar, arriving there on 20 October. She patrolled and escorted convoys in the eastern Mediterranean until the end of the war. Clearing Gibraltar on 8 December 1918, Dale arrived at Charleston, South Carolina on 12 January 1919, was decommissioned at Philadelphia on 9 July 1919, and sold on 3 January 1920.

Noteworthy commanding officers

References

  1. ^ "Table 21 - Ships on Navy List June 30, 1919". Congressional Serial Set (U.S. Government Printing Office): 764. 1921. 
  2. ^ "USS Dale (DD-4)". Navsource.org. Retrieved June 12, 2015. 

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