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USS Wainwright (DD-419)


Destroyer Warship


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.
Authored By: Staff Writer | Last Edited: 8/16/2017






Specifications



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)
National flag of United States United States
- Blue Water Operations
- Fleet Support
- Hunter
- Direct-Attack
Length:
348.3 ft (106.16 m)
Width / Beam:
36 ft (10.97 m)
Height / Draught:
13.4 ft (4.08 m)
Displacement (Surface):
1,600 tons
High-pressure super-heated boilers feeding geared steam turbines developing 50,000 horsepower to 2 x Shafts.
Speed (Surface):
35 kts (40 mph)
Range:
3,658 nm (4,210 miles; 6,775 km)
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).
None.

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