|Armament||6 x 5"/38 calibre guns|
2 x 40mm twin anti-aircraft mounts
2 x 40mm quadruple anti-aircraft mounts
2 x 21" quintuple torpedo tubes
|Max speed||34 knots|
|Notes on class||This was basically a lengthened Allen M Sumner class destroyer.
Cancelled hull numbers of this class were:
USS Lansdale (DD-766), USS Seymour D. Owens (DD-767) and USS Seaman (DD-791) were delivered partially completed but never finished.
US Navy destroyer classes during WWII:
All ships of the Gearing class
See all Destroyer classes.
Books dealing with this subject include:
US Destroyers 1942-45, Dave McComb, 2010