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ARTHUR L BRISTOL (APD 97)
(ex - DE 281)
HIGH SPEED TRANSPORT
VESSEL STATUS
Class: APD 87 UIC: 02981
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/04/1965 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Charleston
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/25/1942 Commission Date: 06/25/1945
Keel Date: 12/01/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/19/1944 Decommission Date: 04/29/1946
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 21.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
1.0
Delivery Date: 07/02/1945 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 20.1 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/01/1964
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:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/16/2011
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