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U.S.S. WEISS

(APD-135)


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APD-135 Deployments - Major Events

Add a APD-135 Shellback Initiation Add a APD-135 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
OCT1944-Keel Date: 14 OCT 1944
at Defoe Shipbuilding Company Bay City MI
FEB1945-Launch Date: 17 FEB 1945
JUL1945-Commissioned: 7 JUL 1945
MAR1958-Decommissioned: 2 MAR 1958
NOV1962-MAY1963Dry Dock
MAR1963-APR1963West Pac-Viet Nam
OCT1965-MAY1966Viet Nam Operations
JAN1966-SEP1970West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1966-AUG1969West Pac-Viet Nam

APD-135 General Specifications

Class: Crosley-class high speed transport

Named for: Carl W. Weiss

Complement: 12 Officers and 192 Enlisted

Displacement: 1450 tons

Length: 306 feet

Beam: 36 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 23 knots

Range: 3 700 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 24 June 1976