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USS Chauncey was a Bainbridge-class destroyer laid down on December 2, 1899 and launched on October 26, 1901. It was commissioned three times with the hull number DD-3 and served in the US Navy for 12 years until it sank on November 19, 1917. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 75 men on board and it had the main missions in Cavite, the Philippines or China. After the sinking, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on December 17, 1917.