Hull Number: DD-2
Launch Date: 03/22/2002
Commissioned Date: 11/24/2002
Decommissioned Date: 06/28/2019
Voice Call Sign: SILVER ACE (60-62), SHARK (59)
Class: BAINBRIDGE (1902)
BAINBRIDGE (1902) Class
Data for USS Bainbridge (DD-1) as of 1912
Length Overall: 250' 0"
Beam: 23' 8"
Draft: 6' 6"
Standard Displacement: 420 tons
Full Load Displacement: 592 tons
Fuel capacity: 181 tons/coal
Two 3″/50 caliber rapid fire guns
Five 6 pounders
Two 18″ torpedo tubes
2 Vertical expansion engines: 8,000 horsepower
Highest speed on trials: 28.4 knots
Namesake: JOHN BARRY
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (Published 1959)
Born in County Wexford, Ireland, in 1745, John Barry was appointed a Captain in the Continental Navy 7 December 1775. He commanded Lexington and Alliance. He was seriously wounded 29 May 1781 while in command of Alliance during her capture, of HMS Atalanta and Trepassy. Appointed senior captain upon the establishment of the U. S. Navy. He commanded the frigate United States in the Quasi-War with France. Commodore Barry died at Strawberry Hill, near Philadelphia, 13 September 1803 and was buried in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Philadelphia.
Sold 01/03/1920 to J.G. Hitner, Philadelphia, for $10,855. Scrapped.