USS Wickes

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassFletcher-class Destroyer
BuilderConsolidated Steel, Orange, TX
Laid Down15 Apr 1942
Launched13 Sep 1942
Commissioned15 Apr 1942
Decommissioned1 Nov 1972
Displacement2924 tons full
Length376 feet
Beam40 feet
Draft14 feet
MachineryGeneral Electric geared 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 Wickes Operational Timeline

15 Apr 1942 Wickes was commissioned into service.
1 Nov 1972 Wickes was decommissioned from service.




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