USS Gwin (DD-71)

Gwin running speed trials off California in early 1920. Photo in the collection of the US Navy History & Heritage Command.

Nation
Ship Class
Ship Type
Laid Down
1917
Launched
1917
Commissioned
1920
Decommissioned
1922
AD/BC
AD
History

USS Gwin (DD-71) was a Caldwell-class destroyer of the US Navy. Launched 22 December, 1917, Gwin did not commission until 18 March, 1920. After working up on the Californian coast, Gwin was sent to the Atlantic, operating out of Rhode Island for two years until she decommissioned 28 June, 1922. Gwin remained in reserve until 1937, and she was scrapped in March, 1939.