USS Thorn

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassGleaves-class Destroyer
BuilderFederal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, Kearny, New Jersey, United States
Laid Down15 Nov 1942
Launched28 Feb 1943
Commissioned1 Apr 1943
Decommissioned6 May 1946
Displacement2395 tons full
Length348 feet
Beam36 feet
Draft13 feet
MachineryWestinghouse geared turbines with two screws
Power Output50000 SHP
Speed35 knots
Range6,500nm at 12 knots
Crew208
Armament4x5" anti-aircraft, 5x0.5" machine guns, 10x21" torpedo tubes

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USS Thorn Operational Timeline

1 Apr 1943 Thorn was commissioned into service.
6 May 1946 Thorn was decommissioned from service.




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