USS Willard Keith (DE-754)
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For other ships with the same name, see USS Willard Keith.
|Name:||USS Willard Keith|
|Namesake:||Captain Willard Woodward Keith, Jr., (1920-1942), U.S. Marine Corps Navy Cross recipient|
|Builder:||Western Pipe and Steel Company, San Pedro, California|
|Laid down:||14 September 1943|
|Fate:||Construction cancelled 2 October 1943; scrapped incomplete|
|Class and type:||Cannon-class destroyer escort|
|Length:||306 ft (93 m)|
|Beam:||36 ft 8 in (11.18 m)|
|Draft:||8 ft 9 in (2.67 m)|
Willard Keith was laid down by the Western Pipe and Steel Company at San Pedro, California, on 14 September 1943. Her construction was cancelled on 2 October 1943 before she could be launched. The incomplete ship was scrapped.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
- NavSource Naval History: Destroyer Escorts, Frigates, Littoral Warfare Vessels