DD 130 USS Jacob Jones

Built to Bath plans, built by New York SB., these Wickes versions were slightly heavier but had a much poorer cruising radius.
Displacement 1,211 Tons, Dimensions, 314′ 5″ (oa) x 31′ 8″ x 9′ 10″ (Max)
Armament 4 x 4″/50, 2 x 3″/23AA, 12 x 21″ tt..
Machinery, 24,900 SHP; Direct Drive Turbines with Geared Cruising Turbines, 2 screws
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Laid down by New York Shipbuilding on February 21 1918.Launched November 20 1918 and commissioned October 20 1919.Decommissioned at San Diego on June 24 1922.Recommissioned on May 1 1930.Fate: Jacob Jones was torpedoed twice by U-578 off Cape May N.J. February 28 1942.Only 12 men were picked up the next morning and 1 of those died enroute to Cape May NJ.90 of her crew were lost and remain on duty.The Jacob Jones is basically plastered all over the sea-bed. There are several sections, the largest being the mid-ship section consisting of boilers, engine and associated stern wreckage. The mid-ship torpedo tubes lie atop the mass of debris with the torpedoes still inside. Gun shells and calibration rings are commonly recovered from the site and the occasional personal article. Warheads are found as well, but best left alone.