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USS Barry was a Bainbridge-class destroyer laid down on September 2, 1899 and launched on March 22, 1902. It was commissioned three times with the hull number DD-2 and served in the US Navy for 16 years until it was decommissioned for the last time on June 28, 1919. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 75 men on board and it had the main missions in Valletta, Puerto Rico, Canary Islands, Gibraltar, the Philippines, Amoy, the Asiatic Station or Singapore. It also took part in the World War I. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on September 15, 1919. After the striking, USS Barry was broken up for scrap.