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U.S.S. WADWORTH

(DD-516)

WILLY WADSWORTH

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DD-516 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
AUG 1942 - Keel Date: 18 AUG 1942
at Bath Iron Works Bath ME
JAN 1943 - Launch Date: 10 JAN 1943
MAR 1943 - Commissioned: 16 MAR 1943
APR 1946 - Decommissioned: 18 APR 1946

DD-516 General Specifications

Class: Fletcher-class destroyer

Named for: Alexander S. Wadsworth

Displacement: 2050 tons

Length: 376 feet 6 inches

Beam: 39 feet 8 inches

Draft: 17 feet 9 in

Range: 6500 Nautical Miles

Final Disposition: Transferred to West German Navy 6 October 1959