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USS Wainwright (DD-419)

Destroyer Warship

USS Wainwright (DD-419)

Destroyer Warship

OVERVIEW
SPECIFICATIONS
SHIPS-IN-CLASS
ARMAMENT
HISTORY
MEDIA
OVERVIEW



USS Wainwright DD-419 lived a relatively short service life with the USN, though its career took her through all of the American involvement in World War 2.
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ORIGIN: United States
YEAR: 1940
SHIP CLASS: Sims-class
SHIPS-IN-CLASS (12): USS Sims (DD-409); USS Hughes (DD-410); USS Anderson (DD-411); USS Hammann (DD-412); USS Mustin (DD-413); USS Russell (DD-414); USS O'Brien (DD-415); USS Walke (DD-416); USS Morris (DD-417); USS Roe (DD-418); USS Wainwright (DD-419); USS Buck (DD-420)
OPERATORS: United States
SPECIFICATIONS



Unless otherwise noted the presented statistics below pertain to the base USS Wainwright (DD-419) design. Common measurements, and their respective conversions, are shown when possible.
CREW: 192
LENGTH: 348.3 feet (106.16 meters)
BEAM: 36 feet (10.97 meters)
DRAUGHT: 13.4 feet (4.08 meters)
DISPLACEMENT (SURFACE): 1,600 tons
PROPULSION: High-pressure super-heated boilers feeding geared steam turbines developing 50,000 horsepower to 2 x Shafts.
SPEED (SURFACE): 35 knots (40 miles-per-hour)
RANGE: 3,658 nautical miles (4,210 miles; 6,775 kilometers)
ARMAMENT



5 x 5" /38 caliber main guns in single-gunned turrets.
8 x 21" quadruple-tubed torpedo launchers.
4 x 0.50 caliber Browning M2 heavy machine guns.
2 x Depth charge racks (10 depth charges).
AIR WING



None.