DD-943 General Specifications
Class: Forrest Sherman class destroyer
Named for: William H. P. Blandy
Complement: 15 Officers and 218 Enlisted
Displacement: 2800 tons
Length: 407 feet
Beam: 45 feet
Flank Speed: 32 Knots
Range: 4 500 Nautical Miles
Final Disposition:Sold for scrap 11 December 1992
USS BLANDY (DD-943)
Blandly (DD-943) was launched 19 December 1956 by
Bethlehem Steel Co.
Mass.; sponsored by Mrs.
John M. Lee
daughter of Admiral Blandy; and commissioned 26 November 1957
Commander W. F. Cafferata in command.
[Note: The above USS BLANDY (DD-943) history may or may not contain text provided by crew members of the USS BLANDY (DD-943) or by other non-crew members and text from the Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships]