Bainbridge II

(DD1: dp. 420, 1. 250', b. 23'7", dr. 9'6", s. 29 k., cpl 75; a. 2x3", 2x18" TT.; cl. Bainbridge)

The second Bainbridge (Destroyer No. 1) was launched 27 August 1901 by Neafie and Levy, Ship and Engine Building Co., Philadelphia, Pa.; sponsored by Mrs. Bertram Greene, great-granddaughter of Commodore Bainbridge; placed in reserve commission at Philadelphia 24 November 1902 Lieutenant G. W. Williams in command, towed to Norfolk; and placed in full commission 12 February 1903.

Bainbridge departed Key West, Fla., 23 December 1903 and sailed via the Suez Canal to the Philippine Islands, arriving at Cavite 14 April 1904. Between 1904 and 1917 she served with the 1st Torpedo Flotilla, Asiatic Fleet, except for two brief periods (17 January 1907-24 April 1908 and 24 April 1912 -April 1913) when she was out of commission.

On 1 August 1917 she departed Cavite for Port Said, Egypt, where she Joined Squadron 2, U. S. Patrol Force, 25 September 1917. Bainbridge served on patrol and convoy duty until 15 July 1918 when she departed for the United States. She arrived at Charleston, S. C., 3 August 1918 and participated with the fleet in activities along the Atlantic coast until 3 July 1919 when she was decommissioned at Philadelphia. She was sold 3 January 1920.