USS Charles R. Ware (DE-547)

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Name: USS Charles R. Ware
Namesake: Lieutenant Charles R. Ware (1911-1942), a U.S. Navy officer and Navy Cross recipient
Builder: Boston Navy Yard, Boston, Massachusetts (proposed)
Laid down: Never
Fate: Construction contract cancelled 1944
General characteristics
Class and type: John C. Butler-class destroyer escort
Displacement: 1,350 tons
Length: 306 ft (93 m)
Beam: 36 ft 8 in (11 m)
Draft: 9 ft 5 in (3 m)
Propulsion: 2 boilers, 2 geared turbine engines, 12,000 shp; 2 propellers
Speed: 24 knots (44 km/h)
Range: 6,000 nmi. (12,000 km) @ 12 kt
Complement: 14 officers, 201 enlisted

USS Charles R. Ware (DE-547) was a proposed World War II United States Navy John C. Butler-class destroyer escort that was never built.

Charles R. Ware was planned to be built at the Boston Navy Yard in Boston, Massachusetts. Her construction contract was cancelled in 1944 before her construction could begin.

The name Charles R. Ware was reassigned to the destroyer USS Charles R. Ware (DD-865).