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AMESBURY (APD 46)
(ex - DE 66)
HIGH SPEED TRANSPORT
VESSEL STATUS
Class: APD 37 UIC: 02766
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 10/24/1962 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: BETHLEHEM STEEL CORP., HINGHAM SHIPYARD
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/10/1943 Commission Date: 08/31/1943
Keel Date: 03/08/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/05/1943 Decommission Date: 07/03/1946
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 19.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
3.0
Delivery Date: 08/31/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 18.2 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: 9 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:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/14/2002
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