USS Wedderburn

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassFletcher-class Destroyer
BuilderBethlehem San Pedro Shipyard
Laid Down10 Jan 1943
Launched1 Aug 1943
Commissioned9 Mar 1944
Decommissioned1 Mar 1946
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
Second Commission21 Nov 1950
Second Decommission1969

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USS Wedderburn Operational Timeline

9 Mar 1944 Wedderburn was commissioned into service.
1 Mar 1946 Wedderburn was decommissioned from service.




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