|USS Lansdale (DD-766)|
|Namesake:||Philip Lansdale (1858-1899), a United States Navy officer|
|Laid down:||2 April 1944|
|Launched:||20 December 1946|
|Sponsored by:||Mrs. Ethel S. Lansdale|
|Struck:||9 June 1958|
|Fate:||never saw active service|
|Length:||390 ft 6 in (119 m) (overall)|
|Beam:||41 ft 1 in (12.52 m)|
|Draft:||18 ft 6 in (5.64 m)|
|Speed:||35 knots (65 km/h)|
|Complement:||336 officers and enlisted|
Lansdale was laid down 2 April 1944 by Bethlehem Steel Company, San Francisco, California; launched 20 December 1946; sponsored by Mrs. Ethel S. Lansdale; and delivered 30 December in partially completed status to the 12th Naval District for berthing at Suisun Bay.
Lansdale saw no active service. In May 1956 she was towed to Long Beach Naval Shipyard where her bow was removed to replace the damaged bow of USS Floyd B. Parks (DD-884). Her name was struck from the Naval Vessel Register 9 June 1958.
- This article incorporates text from the public domain Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships. The entry can be found here.
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