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USS Reid (DD-21)

Destroyer Warship

USS Reid became a pre-World War 1 destroyer for the American Navy when commissioned in 1909 - serving until 1919.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Edited: 9/17/2018
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Year: 1909
Status: Decommissioned, Out-of-Service
Ships-in-Class: 5
Named Ships: USS Smith (DD-17); USS Lamson (DD-18); USS Preston (DD-19); USS Flusser (DD-20); USS Reid (DD-21)
Complement: 89
Length: 293.9 ft (89.58 m)
Width: 26 ft (7.92 m)
Height: 8 ft (2.44 m)
Displacement (Surface): 800 tons
Propulsion: 4 x Mosher coal-fired boiler units feeding 3 x Parsons direct-drive steam turbines developing 10,000 horsepower to 3 x Shafts.
Speed (Surface): 28 kts (32 mph)
Range: 2,802 nm (3,225 miles; 5,190 km)
Operators: United States


5 x 3" (76mm) /50 caliber main guns.
3 x 18" (450mm) torpedo tubes.

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