Lardner

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassGleaves-class Destroyer
Builder NameFederal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company, Kearny, New Jersey, United States
Laid Down15 Sep 1941
Launched20 Mar 1942
Commissioned13 May 1942
Decommissioned16 May 1946
Displacement2,395 tons full
Length348 feet
Beam36 feet
Draft13 feet
MachineryWestinghouse geared turbines with two screws
Power Output50,000 SHP
Speed35 knots
Range6,500nm at 12 knots
Crew208
Armament4x5" anti-aircraft, 5x0.5" machine guns, 10x21" torpedo tubes
Transferred to Turkey10 Jun 1949

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13 May 1942 Lardner was commissioned into service.
16 May 1946 Lardner was decommissioned from service.

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Destroyer USS Lardner, assisted by the tug Captain Seawall, makes her way across New York Harbor, May 1942. Lardner wears Measure 12 (modified) paint scheme.




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Destroyer USS Lardner, assisted by the tug Captain Seawall, makes her way across New York Harbor, May 1942. Lardner wears Measure 12 (modified) paint scheme.




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