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USS Hull was a Bainbridge-class destroyer laid down on February 22, 1899 and launched on June 21, 1902. It was commissioned on May 20, 1903 under Lt. Samuel Robinson’s command with the hull number DD-7 and served in the US Navy for 16 years until it was decommissioned on July 7, 1919. During its activity, the ship carried a complement of 73 men on board and it had the main missions in Newport, the Caribbean, League Island, in Cuban waters, San Diego or Bermuda. After the decommissioning, the ship was struck from the Naval Register on September 15, 1919. One year later, on January 3, 1920 USS Hull was sold for scrapping.