USS Smalley

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassFletcher-class Destroyer
BuilderSeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp., Seattle, WA
Laid Down9 Feb 1943
Launched27 Oct 1943
Commissioned31 Mar 1944
Decommissioned1 Jan 1947
Displacement2924 tons full
Length376 feet
Beam40 feet
Draft14 feet
MachineryGear turbines with two screws
Power Output60000 SHP
Speed38 knots
Range6,500nm at 15 knots
Crew273
Armament5x5" guns, 4x1.1" anti-aircraft, 4x20mm anti-aircraft, 10x21" torpedo tubes

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USS Smalley Operational Timeline

31 Mar 1944 Smalley was commissioned into service.
1 Jan 1947 Smalley was decommissioned from service.




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1. Scott Negstad says:
1 Apr 2014 09:46:26 AM

My uncle "Bob" Robert Lee Martin served as radar man aboard the Smalley in 1944 & "45, he wasn't even 18 yet when they fired on Okinawa, he turned 18 on July 10th 1945, my Grandpa had to go with him & sign for him so he could join up ! He was still 17 & spotting enemy targets on his Radar !

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