1920 USS Sicard (DD-346) United States Navy Original Event Photograph
Posted on: January 30, 2022 /
USS Sicard (DD-346/DM-21/AG-100) was a Clemson-class destroyer in the United States Navy following World War I. She was named for Montgomery Sicard. Sicard was laid down on 18 June 1919 by the Bath Iron Works; launched on 20 April 1920; sponsored by Mrs. Sicard, daughter-in-law of Rear Admiral Sicard; and commissioned on 9 June 1920, Lt. Davis in temporary command. On 18 June 1920, her regularly appointed commanding officer, Lt. She operated on the east coast and in the Caribbean and Panama Canal Zone areas until 1922, engaging in battle and torpedo practice and fleet maneuvers and receiving necessary repairs at the New York Navy Yard. On 20 January 1921, she transited the Panama Canal and participated in combined Atlantic and Pacific Fleet war games and maneuvers in the Pacific, cruising to Callao, Peru, and returning to the Atlantic on 24 February. In May 1937, Sicard entered the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard for conversion to a light minelayer; and, on 20 June, she was reclassified DM-21. Except for a brief trip to the west coast for repairs and training from 20 September to 20 December 1937, Sicard operated in the Hawaiian area through 1941, engaging in division tactics and training exercises, fleet problems and maneuvers, joint Army and Navy exercises, battle, torpedo and mining practice, and reconnaissance missions around Midway and outlying islands. She entered the Pearl Harbor Navy Yard on 21 November 1941 and was under overhaul there when the Japanese attacked on 7 December. 30-caliber machine guns but aided in the defense of the base by sending men to help operate the guns of the cruiser New Orleans (CA-32) and the destroyer Cummings (DD-365). A nice rare original photograph, measures 5 x 7′ and is in very nice condition other than some trivial corner creases from mounting………….. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Military\Photographs”. The seller is “theworldunhinged” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.