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USS WALLACE L.LIND DD-703

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CLASS - ALLEN M. SUMNER As Built.
Displacement 3218 Tons (Full), Dimensions, 376' 6"(oa) x 40' 10" x 14' 2" (Max)
Armament 6 x 5"/38AA (3x2), 12 x 40mm AA, 11 x 20mm AA, 10 x 21" tt.(2x5).
Machinery, 60,000 SHP; General Electric Geared Turbines, 2 screws
Speed, 36.5 Knots, Range 3300 NM@ 20 Knots, Crew 336.
Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Federal Shipbuilding, Kearny NJ. February 14 1944.
Launched June 14 1944 and commissioned September 8 1944.
Decommissioned December 4 1973.
Stricken December 4 1973.

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NOVEMBER TANGO WHISKEY TANGO

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