USS Delbert W. Halsey

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USS Delbert W. Halsey
The incomplete USS Delbert W. Halsey at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California, on 3 July 1944. Moored outboard of her is the incomplete destroyer escort Ely (DE-309).
History
Name: USS Delbert W. Halsey
Namesake: Ensign Delbert W. Halsey (1919-1942), U.S. Navy officer and Navy Cross recipient
Builder: Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California
Laid down: 2 August 1943
Launched: 11 April 1944
Sponsored by: Mrs. Anna Halsey
Completed: Never
Commissioned: Never
Fate: Construction cancelled, 5 September 1944; scrapped incomplete 1945
General characteristics
Type: Evarts-class destroyer escort
Displacement:
  • 1,140 long tons (1,158 t) standard
  • 1,430 long tons (1,453 t) full
Length:
  • 289 ft 5 in (88.21 m) o/a
  • 283 ft 6 in (86.41 m) w/l
Beam: 35 ft 2 in (10.72 m)
Draft: 11 ft (3.4 m) (max)
Propulsion:
Speed: 19 knots (35 km/h; 22 mph)
Range: 4,150 nmi (7,690 km)
Complement: 15 officers and 183 enlisted
Armament:

USS Delbert W. Halsey (DE-310) was a United States Navy Evarts-class destroyer escort launched during World War II but never completed.

Mrs. Anna Halsey christens USS Delbert W. Halsey at Delbert W. Halsey's launching on 11 April 1944 at Mare Island Navy Yard, Vallejo, California.

Delbert W. Halsey was laid down at Mare Island Navy Yard at Vallejo, California, on 2 August 1943 and launched on 11 April 1944, sponsored by Mrs. Anna Halsey, mother of Ensign Delbert W. Halsey, the ship's namesake.

Construction of Delbert W. Halsey was cancelled on 5 September 1944. She was stored incomplete in dry dock No. 1 from 25 September 1944 to 3 October 1945, cut in two in preparation for scrapping. She was scrapped at Mare Island.

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