Paul Hamilton I

(DD-307: dp. 1,215; 1. 314'4"; b. 30'113"; dr. 9'4"; s. 33.2 k.; cpl. 128; a. 4 4", 2 3" AA, 12 21" tt,; cl Clemson)

Paul Hamilton (DD-307) was launched 21 February 1919 by the Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., San Francisco, Calif.; sponsored by Miss Justin McGrath; and commissioned 24 September 1920, Lt. Comdr. J. F. McClain in command.

After acceptance trials off California, Paul Hamilton was assigned to Division Thirty-three, Squadron Six, Flotilla Two of the Cruiser-Destroyer Force Pacific based at San Diego. She performed yeoman service with the Pacific Battle Fleet from 1920 until early 1930.

Paul Hamilton decommissioned 20 January 1930 and was scrapped in 1931