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NH 85604 USS DD-224

Photo #: NH 85604  USS DD-224
Title: USS DD-224
Description: (ex-USS Stewart, DD-224) Arriving under tow in San Francisco Bay, California in early March 1946. She is flying a long Homeward-bound pennant. USS Stewart was damaged in a dry dock accident at Surabaya, Netherlands East Indies on 22 February 1942 and scuttled on 2 March. She was raised and reconditioned by the Japanese Navy in 1943 and served as their Patrol Boat No. 102 until the end of World War II. Recommissioned by the U.S. Navy as USS DD-224 on 29 October 1945, she was sunk off San Francisco as an aircraft target on 24 May 1946. Courtesy of Donald M. McPherson, 1977. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 85604
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