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WALTER S GORKA (APD 114)
(ex - DE 604)
HIGH SPEED TRANSPORT
VESSEL STATUS
Class: APD 87 UIC: 53604
Status: Stricken, to be disposed of by Navy sale Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 06/01/1960 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: BETHLEHEM STEEL CORP., HINGHAM SHIPYARD
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/07/1942 Commission Date: 08/07/1945
Keel Date: 04/03/1945 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/26/1945 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 72.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 08/07/1945 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 72.0 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/01/1960
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 306 ft Waterline Length: 300 ft
Extreme Beam: 37 ft Waterline Beam: 36 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 14 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Turbo-Electric
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: ECUADOR
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/16/2011
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