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BOYD (DD 544)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 448 UIC: 04544
Status: Stricken, to be disposed of by transfer to government agencies, activities, foreign countries (not SAP), MARAD, Sea Scouts, etc. Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 10/02/1969 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bethlehem Steel Co., Shipbuilding Div.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/09/1940 Commission Date: 05/08/1943
Keel Date: 04/02/1942 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 10/29/1942 Decommission Date: 10/01/1969
Age (since Launch) 74.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
26.0
Delivery Date: 05/08/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 74.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 10/01/1969
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: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 18
Enlisted: 300
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: TURKEY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 09/29/2015
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