(DD 110; dp. 1,191; 1. S14'5"; b. 31'9"; dr. 9'2"; s. 34 k.; cpl. 113; a. 4 4", 12 21" tt.; cl. Wickes)
The first Hart (DD-110) was launched 4 July 1918; by Union Iron Works of San Francisco, Calif., sponsored by Mrs. Daniel C. Nutting; and commissioned 26 May 1919, Comdr. Harold Jones in command.
Hart joined the destroyer force and operated off the California coast until 17 July 1920, when she was reclassified minelayer, destroyer, DM 8, and proceeded to Mare Island Navy Yard for installation of minelaying equipment. Following her conversion, Hart was assigned to Mine Detachment, Asiatic Fleet, and sailed for the Philippine Islands in November 1920. She subsequently operated in waters off the Philippine Islands and China in peacetime operations.
Ordered to San Diego, Cal., for deactivation, Hart sailed from Manila 12 December 1930 and arrived San Diego 24 January 1931. She decommissioned 1 June 1931 and her name was struck from the Navy List 11 November Hart was sold for scrap 25 February 1932 in accordance with the London Treaty for the limitation of naval armaments.