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USS Duncan was a Cassin-class destroyer laid down on June 17, 1912 and launched on April 5, 1913. It was commissioned on August 30, the same year under Lt. Comdr. C. E. Courtney’s with the hull number DD-46 and served in the US Navy for 9 years until it was decommissioned on August 1, 1922. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 103 people on board and had the main missions in the Caribbean, Boston, Hampton Roads, Newport, New York, Queenstown or the Isle of Portland. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Navy List on March 8, 1935 and sold for scrapping the same year.