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THE SULLIVANS (DD 537)
(ex - PUTNAM)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 448 UIC: 04537
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 06/01/1977 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bethlehem Steel Co., Shipbuilding Div.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/09/1940 Commission Date: 09/30/1943
Keel Date: 10/10/1942 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/04/1943 Decommission Date: 01/07/1965
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 34.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
22.0
Delivery Date: 09/30/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 33.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 12/01/1974
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 376 ft Waterline Length: 369 ft
Extreme Beam: 40 ft Waterline Beam: 39 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 18 ft Draft Limit: 14 ft
Light Displacement: 2120 tons Full Displacement: 3040 tons
Dead Weight: 920 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: none
Accommodations: Officers: 22
Enlisted: 300
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: THE SHIP NAMED THE SULLIVANS IS LOCATED AT THE BUFFALO & ERIE COUNTY NAVAL & MILITARY PARK, ONE NAVAL PARK COVE, BUFFALO, NY. THE SULLIVANS IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 86000085 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 1/14/1986.
Last Updated: 06/11/2002
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