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U.S.S. WILLIAM B. PRESTON

(AVD-7)

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AVD-7 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1918 - Keel Date: 18 NOV 1918
at Norfolk Naval Shipyard Norfolk Virginia
AUG 1919 - Launch Date: 9 AUG 1919
AUG 1920 - Commissioned: 23 AUG 1920
DEC 1945 - Decommissioned: 6 DEC 1945

AVD-7 General Specifications

Class: Clemson-class destroyer

Named for: William B. Preston

Complement: 221 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 1308 tons

Length: 314 feet 4 inches

Beam: 30 feet 11 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 4 900 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 6 November 1946