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DD-775 Willard Keith
United States Navy destroyer
Class Laid down, Shipyard LaunchedCommissioned Disabled and Why
Allen M. 1944/03/05
Bethlehem Steel Co., San Pedro, Cal.
1944/08/29 1944/12/27 1972/07/01
Namesake: Cap. Willard W. Keith
TTD differences from class:
Camouflage: 44-45: Ms 32/11a

WW II combat actions:
From Till Operation Force Action Source
45/04/16 45/05/29     sail form California to Okinawa   66 
45/05/29 45/06/24 Iceber   Okinawa - RP, screening duty   66 

Ship status, hull number changes...: 1972/07/01 struck from Navy List
Ship score (awards, enemy ships credited...): 2 Battle Stars
Notice: sold to Columbia > Caldas; scrapped 1977