Allied Warships

USS Watts (DD 567)

Destroyer of the Fletcher class

NavyThe US Navy
PennantDD 567 
Built bySeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp. (Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.) 
Ordered9 Sep 1940 
Laid down26 Mar 1943 
Launched31 Dec 1943 
Commissioned29 Apr 1944 
End service26 Sep 1969 

Decommissioned 12 April 1946.
Recommissioned 6 July 1951.
Decommissioned 26 September 1969.
Stricken 1 February 1974.
Sold 16 August 1974 and broken up for scrap.


Commands listed for USS Watts (DD 567)

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1Cdr. Joseph Benedict Maher, USN29 Apr 194427 Jan 1945
2Charles Samuel Hart, USN27 Jan 194512 Apr 1946

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