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USS CHARLES R. WARE

(DD-865)

Guardian of the Sea

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DD-865 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
NOV 1944 Keel Date: 1 NOV 1944
APR 1945 Launch Date: 12 APR 1945
JUL 1945 Commissioned: 21 JUL 1945
MAY 1951 - OCT 1954 Mediterranean
APR 1961 - SEP 1961 Caribbean
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 Cuban Missle Blockade
JUN 1964 - AUG 1964 North Atlantic
FEB 1967 - SEP 1967 West Pac-Viet Nam
SEP 1967 - Shellback Initiation - 8 SEP 1967 - Pacific Ocean
MAR 1968 - SEP 1968 North Atlantic-Med-Indian Ocean
MAR 1968 - Shellback Initiation - 20 MAR 1968 - Atlantic Ocean
JAN 1969 - JAN 1970 Guantanamo Bay
OCT 1970 - MAR 1971 Mediterranean
AUG 1973 - Shellback Initiation - 24 AUG 1973 - Atlantic Ocean

DD-865 General Specifications

Named for: Lieutenant Charles R. Ware (1911-1942)

Complement: 367 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 2425 tons

Length: 390 feet 6 inches

Beam: 41 feet 1 inches

Draft: 18 feet 6 in

Final Disposition: Sunk as a target 13 November 1981