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U.S.S. AARON WARD

(DD-483)

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DD-483 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
FEB 1941 - Keel Date: 11 FEB 1941
at Federal Shipbuilding and Drydock Company
NOV 1941 - Launch Date: 22 NOV 1941
MAR 1942 - Commissioned: 4 MAR 1942

DD-483 General Specifications

Class: Gleaves-class destroyer

Named for: Rear Admiral Aaron Ward

Complement: 208 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2060 tons

Length: 348 feet 4 inches

Beam: 36 feet 1 inches

Flank Speed: 35 knots

Range: 6 500 nautical miles

Final Disposition:Sunk in action 7 April 1943