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BATES (APD 47)
(ex - DE 68)
HIGH SPEED TRANSPORT
VESSEL STATUS
Class: APD 37 UIC:
Status: Disposed of, destroyed by enemy action with the Japanese in World War II Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/25/1945 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: BETHLEHEM STEEL CORP., HINGHAM SHIPYARD
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 02/10/1942 Commission Date: 09/12/1943
Keel Date: 03/29/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 06/06/1943 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 1.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 09/12/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 1.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 306 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 37 ft Waterline Beam:
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: none
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 03/20/2007
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