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KIDD (DD 661)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 448 UIC: 04061
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/26/1982 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Federal Shipbuilding & DD CO.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/15/1941 Commission Date: 04/23/1943
Keel Date: 10/16/1942 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/28/1943 Decommission Date: 06/19/1964
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 39.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
21.0
Delivery Date: 04/22/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 39.0 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: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: none
Accommodations: Officers: 23
Enlisted: 302
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: KIDD IS LOCATED AT THE LOUISIANA NAVAL WAR MEMORIAL COMMISSION, 305 SOUTH RIVER ROAD, BATON ROUGE, LA. SHE IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 83000502 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 1/14/1986.
Last Updated: 06/11/2002
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