U.S. NAVY SHIPS
Names beginning with the letter D

This page lists all D-named U.S. Navy Ships whose pictures are available through the Online Library.

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D-named ships are listed below in alphabetical order. Scan down the list until you find the ship you want, then click its entry to access appropriate image pages.

  • D-1 (Submarine # 17, later SS-17), 1909-1922. Named changed from Narwhal in 1911
  • D-2 (Submarine # 18, later SS-18), 1909-1922. Named changed from Grayling in 1911
  • D-3 (Submarine # 19, later SS-19), 1910-1922. Named changed from Salmon in 1911

  • Dace (SS-247), 1943-1955
  • Dade (APA-99), 1944-1946
  • Dahlgren (DLG-12, later DDG-43), 1961-2005
  • Dahlia (1862-1865). Originally named Firefly
  • Daiquiri (SP-1285), 1917-1920
  • Daisy (1862-1865). Originally named Mulford
  • Daisy (SP-1186), circa 1917-1918
  • Daisy Archer (ID # 1283), motor boat, 1917-1918. No image is available, or known to exist

  • Dakotan (ID # 3882), 1919-1919
  • Dale (1840-1921), 1935-1946
  • Dale (Destroyer # 4), 1902-1920
  • Dale (Destroyer # 290, later DD-290), 1920-1931
  • Dale (DD-353), 1935-1946
  • Dale (DLG-19, later CG-19), 1963-2000

  • Damage Control Hulk No. 40, 1918-1945. Name changed from Taylor (Destroyer # 94, later DD-94), 1940
  • Damato (DD-871, later DDE-871 & DD-871), 1946-1980
  • Dana (Steam Lighter, 1917-1919)
  • Dandelion (1862-1865)
  • Dane (APA-238), 1945-1975
  • Daniels, Josephus (DLG-27, later CG-27), 1965-1999. Properly called Josephus Daniels
  • Dantzler, Bessie H. (ID # 3158), harbor tug, 1918-1922. No image is available, or known to exist
  • Daraga (SP-43), 1917-1921

  • Darby, General William O. (T-AP-127), 1945-2005. Properly called General William O. Darby
  • Darlington (1862-1862)
  • Dauntless (SP-1002), 1917-1919
  • David C. Shanks (T-AP-180), 1943-1973
  • David R. Ray (DD-971), 1977-2008
  • Davis (Destroyer # 65, later DD-65), 1916-1934
  • Davis (DD-937), 1957-1994
  • Davis K. Philips (SP-978), 1917-1919. Possibly called David K. Philips
  • Davis, Rodney M. (FFG-60), 1987-____. Properly called Rodney M. Davis

  • Dawn (1861-1865)
  • Dawn (SP-26), 1917-1918
  • Dawson (APA-79), 1945-1948
  • Daylight (1861-1865)
  • Dayton (CL-105), 1945-1962

  • DCH-1 (IX-44). Formerly USS Walker (DD-163), 1919-1941, and YW-57

  • DD-23 (Destroyer # 23, later DD-23), 1910-1935. Originally named Drayton
  • DD-26 (Destroyer # 26, later DD-26), 1910-1935. Originally named Perkins

  • DD-32 (Destroyer # 32, later DD-32), 1911-1934. Originally named Monaghan
  • DD-34 (Destroyer # 34, later DD-34), 1911-1935. Originally named Walke
  • DD-35 (Destroyer # 35, later DD-35), 1911-1934. Originally named Ammen
  • DD-36 (Destroyer # 36, later DD-36), 1911-1934. Originally named Patterson

  • DD-43 (Destroyer # 43, later DD-43), 1913-1934. Originally named Cassin
  • DD-44 (Destroyer # 44, later DD-44), 1913-1934. Originally named Cummings
  • DD-45 (Destroyer # 45, later DD-45), 1915-1934. Originally named Downes
  • DD-47 (Destroyer # 47, later DD-47), 1914-1935. Originally named Alywin

  • DD-50 (Destroyer # 50, later DD-50), 1914-1935. Originally named Balch
  • DD-53 (Destroyer # 53, later DD-53), 1915-1936. Originally named Winslow
  • DD-54 (Destroyer # 54, later DD-54), 1914-1934. Originally named McDougal
  • DD-55 (Destroyer # 55, later DD-55), 1915-1936. Originally named Cushing
  • DD-57 (Destroyer # 57, later DD-57), 1916-1936. Originally named Tucker
  • DD-58 (Destroyer # 58, later DD-58), 1916-1934. Originally named Conyngham
  • DD-59 (Destroyer # 59, later DD-59), 1916-1934. Originally named Porter

  • DD-68 (Destroyer # 68, later DD-68), 1917-1934. Originally named Shaw
  • DD-70 (Destroyer # 70, later DD-70), 1918-1940. Originally named Craven. Later renamed Conway
  • DD-92 (Destroyer # 92, later DD-92), 1919-1939. Originally named Gridley
  • DD-105 (Destroyer # 105, later DD-105), 1918-1936. Originally named Mugford

  • Dean II (SP-98), 1917-1918
  • Decatur (1840-1865)
  • Decatur (Destroyer # 5), 1902-1920
  • Decatur (DD-341), 1922-1945
  • Decatur (DD-936, later DDG-31), 1956-2004. Later Self Defense Test Ship (SDTS, EDDG-31)
  • Decatur (DDG-73), 1998-____

  • Defense (AM-317, later MSF-317), 1944-1973
  • Defiance (SP-1015), 1918-1946. Renamed Challenge in August 1918
  • Defiance (ID # 3327), 1918-1919

  • De Grasse (ID # 1217), 1918-1918
  • De Haven (DD-727), 1944-1973
  • DeKalb (ID # 3010), 1917-1919
  • Dekaury (YT-178, later YTB-178 and YTM-178), 1943-1985
  • Delaware (1861-1865)
  • Delaware (Battleship # 28, later BB-28), 1910-1924
  • Delaware (SP-467, later AT-53 and YT-111), 1917-1935. Renamed SP-467 in 1918
  • De Lesseps (harbor tug, 1918-1918). No image is available, or known to exist

  • Delmonico (1898), later renamed Glacier (1898-1922, AF-4)
  • DeLong (Torpedo Boat # 28), 1902-1920. Later renamed Coast Torpedo Boat # 14
  • DeLong (Destroyer # 129, later DD-129), 1919-1922
  • DeLong (DE-684, briefly APD-137 in 1945), 1943-1970
  • Delphy (Destroyer # 261, later DD-261), 1918-1923

  • Democracy (ID # 2215), 1918-1919
  • "Demologos" (1814-1829). Also called Fulton and "Fulton the First"

  • Denebola (AF-56), 1954-1976
  • Denning, Maria (1861-1862). Properly called Maria Denning
  • Dennis, E. Benson (SP-791), 1917-1919. Properly called E. Benson Dennis
  • Dennis J. Buckley (DD-808, later DDR-808 & DD-808), 1945-1974
  • Dent (Destroyer # 116, later DD-116 and APD-9), 1918-1946
  • Denver (Cruiser # 14, later PG-28 and CL-16), 1904-1933
  • Denver (CL-58), 1942-1960

  • Derrick Barge # 13, active in 1917
  • Derrick Barge # 70 (ID # 2635), 1918-1931. Renamed Floating Derrick # 37 and later YD-37 and YF-196
  • Derrick Lighter (ID # 3249), 1918-1926. Renamed Floating Derrick # 38 and YD-38. No image is available, or known to exist
  • Derry (ID # 1391), 1917-1919

  • Desire (SP-786), 1917-1919
  • Des Moines (Cruiser # 15, later PG-29 & CL-17), 1904-1930
  • Des Moines (CA-134), 1948-2006
  • De Soto (1861-1868)
  • De Soto (1862-1865), renamed General Lyon in October 1862

  • Despatch (SP-68, later PY-8), 1917-1928. Briefly named Vixen in August 1917
  • Despatch (IX-2), 1887-1946, formerly named Boston
  • Detroit (Cruiser # 10, C-10), 1893-1911
  • Detroit (CL-8), 1923-1946
  • Devastator (AM-318, later MSF-318), 1944-1973
  • Dewey (DLG-14, later DDG-45), 1959-1994
  • Deyo (DD-989), 1980-2005

  • Diana (1862-1863)
  • Dianthus (SP-639), 1917-1918
  • Diascond (ID # 2385), 1918-1919. Renamed Coal Barge # 425
  • Dick Sullivan (ID # 1927), 1917 -- Probably no U.S. Navy service. No image is available, or known to exist
  • Dickman, Joseph T. (AP-26, later APA-13), 1941-1946. Properly called Joseph T. Dickman
  • Dickson, Harlan R. (DD-708), 1945-1973. Properly called Harlan R. Dickson.
  • Dicky (SP-231), 1917-1919
  • Dictator (1864-1883)

  • Direct (AM-90), 1942-1946. Renamed PC-1594 in June 1944
  • Dix, Dorothea L. (AP-67), 1942-1946. Properly called Dorothea L. Dix
  • Dixie (1898-1922, later AD-1)
  • Dixie (SP-789), 1917-1919. Later renamed SP-789. No image is available, or known to exist
  • Dixie III (SP-701), 1917-1919. Renamed SP-701, 1918
  • Dlonra (SP-66), 1917-1919(?). No image is available, or known to exist

  • Dochra (ID # 1758), 1917-1919
  • Dodger II (SP-46), 1917-1919
  • Dogfish (SS-350), 1946-1972
  • Dohema Jr. (SP-612), 1917-1918
  • Doheny, Edward L., III (ID # 3835), 1918-1919. Properly called Edward L. Doheny III
  • Dohrn, Anton (SP-1086), 1917-1919. Properly called Anton Dohrn

  • Doloma (SP-1062), 1917-1918
  • Dolphin (1885-1922, later PG-24)
  • Dolphin (SP-318), 1919. Probably no actual USN service
  • Dolphin (SP-874), 1918-1918
  • Dolphin (ID # 1314), 1917-1919. Became Coal Barge # 518
  • Dolphin (SS-169), 1932-1946

  • Donald Cook (DDG-75), 1998-____
  • Dorado (SS-248), 1943-1943
  • Doran (DD-634), 1942-1973
  • Dorchester (ID # 1509), 1917-1918
  • Doris (ID # 1646), 1917-1917. Probably no actual USN service
  • Doris B. III (SP-733), 1917-1918
  • Doris B. IV (SP-625), 1917-1919

  • Dorothea (1898-1919)
  • Dorothea II (SP-912), 1917-1919. Properly called SP-912
  • Dorothea L. Dix (AP-67), 1942-1946
  • Dorothy (SP-1289), 1917-1918
  • Dorothy Cullen (ID # 2183), 1918-1920
  • Dorothy E. Price (ID # 1799), 1917-1919(?). No image is available, or known to exist
  • Dortch (DD-670), 1943-1961

  • Douglas H. Fox (DD-779), 1944-1974
  • Dover (IX-30), formerly named Wilmington (PG-8), 1897-1946
  • Downes (Destroyer # 45, later DD-45), 1915-1934. Renamed DD-45, 1933
  • Downes (DD-375), 1937-1947

  • Drayton (Destroyer # 23, later DD-23), 1910-1935. Renamed DD-23, 1933
  • Drayton (DD-366), 1936-1946
  • Dreadnaught (ID # 1951, later YT-34 and YNG-21), 1918-1944
  • Dreadnought (SP-584), 1917-1919. Later renamed SP-584
  • Drechterland (ID # 2793), 1918-1919
  • Drexler (DD-741), 1944-1945
  • Druid (SP-321), 1917-1919
  • Drusilla (SP-372), 1917-1918

  • Dubhe (ID # 2562), 1918-1918
  • Duggan (ID # 3286), 1918-1920. Became Car Float # 10
  • Dukes County (LST-735), 1944-1957, originally named LST-735
  • Duluth (CL-87), 1944-1960
  • Dumbarton (1864-1867)

  • Duncan (Destroyer # 46, later DD-46), 1913-1935
  • Duncan (DD-485), 1942-1942
  • Duncan (DD-874, later DDR-874 & DD-874), 1945-1980
  • Dunderberg (launched 1865)
  • Dunlap (DD-384), 1937-1947
  • Dunn County (LST-742), 1944-1961, originally named LST-742

  • DuPont (Torpedo Boat # 7, TB-7), 1897-1920, later renamed Coast Torpedo Boat # 3
  • Du Pont (DD-941), 1957-1992
  • Durham (ID # 3345), 1918-1919. Name changed from Sherman, November 1918
  • Duxbury Bay (AVP-38), 1944-1967

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69), 1977-____
  • Dyer (Destroyer # 84, later DD-84), 1918-1936
  • Dyess (DD-880, later DDR-880 & DD-880), 1945-1981

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