USS Woodworth (DD 460)
Destroyer of the Bristol class
|Navy||The US Navy|
|Built by||Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corp., (San Francisco, California, U.S.A.)|
|Ordered||1 Jul 1940|
|Laid down||13 Jan 1941|
|Launched||29 Nov 1941|
|Commissioned||30 Apr 1942|
|End service||6 Apr 1946|
Decommissioned 6 April 1946.
Commands listed for USS Woodworth (DD 460)
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|1||Lt.Cdr. Richard Christopher Webb, Jr., USN||30 Apr 1942||4 Jan 1943|
|2||Cdr Virgil Francis Gordinier, USN||4 Jan 1943||13 Aug 1943 (1)|
|3||Lt.Cdr. Charles Richard Stephan, USN||13 Aug 1943||1 Nov 1944 (1)|
|4||Lt.Cdr. William Paden Mack, USN||1 Nov 1944||6 Apr 1946 (1)|
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Notable events involving Woodworth include:
30 Jun 1943
Strafed by Japanese Aircraft only minor damage caused and only one of the crew were wounded.