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WARD (APD 16)
(ex - DESTROYER NO. 139, DD 139, COWELL)
HIGH SPEED TRANSPORT
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 75 UIC:
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 12/07/1944 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Mare Island
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/20/1917 Commission Date: 07/24/1918
Keel Date: 05/15/1918 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/01/1918 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 26.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 07/24/1918 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 26.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 01/20/1945
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 314 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 31 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 10 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/20/2007
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