McFarland file photo [1575]


CountryUnited States
Ship ClassClemson-class Destroyer
BuilderNew York Shipbuilding Corp., Camden, NJ
Laid Down31 Jul 1918
Launched30 Mar 1920
Commissioned30 Sep 1920
Decommissioned19 Dec 1945
Displacement1,215 tons standard
Length315 feet
Beam32 feet
Draft10 feet
MachineryGear turbines with two screws
Power Output26,500 shaft horsepower
Speed35 knots
Armament4x4", 1x3" anti-aircraft, 12x21" torpedo tubes


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McFarland Operational Timeline

30 Sep 1920 McFarland was commissioned into service.
19 Dec 1945 McFarland was decommissioned from service.

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1. kurt says:
31 Aug 2010 12:24:55 PM

When I was 14 I found an old photo of the USS McFarland. It shows a collision with the USS Arkan'. about 1920. I'm sure it is very valueable. It's about 7 inches by 3 foot. In the back ground you can see a Modle T. Of course it's black and white. Any ideas?

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