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RAYMON W HERNDON (APD 121)
(ex - DE 688)
HIGH SPEED TRANSPORT
VESSEL STATUS
Class: APD 87 UIC: 53688
Status: Disposed of, hull transfered to foreign government (not SAP) Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 10/22/1966 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bethlehem Steel Co., Shipbuilding Div.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 10/29/1942 Commission Date: 11/03/1944
Keel Date: 06/12/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/15/1944 Decommission Date: 11/15/1946
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 22.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
2.0
Delivery Date: 11/03/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 21.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 09/01/1966
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 306 ft Waterline Length: 300 ft
Extreme Beam: 37 ft Waterline Beam: 36 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 13 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: none
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: TAIWAN
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/16/2011
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