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USS Dobbin was a Dobbin-class destroyer tender laid down on December 16, 1932 and launched on May 5, 1921. It was commissioned on July 23, 1924 with the hull number AD-3 and served in the US Navy for 22 years until it was decommissioned on September 27, 1946. During its activities, the ship had the main missions in Guantanamo Bay, Newport, Hampton Roads, Panama Canal, San Diego, Pearl Harbor, Sydney or New Guinea. For the services brought to the country during the World War II, USS Dobbin received one battle star.