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CASSIN YOUNG (DD 793)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 448 UIC: 03893
Status: Loaned indefinitely and carried in the Ship Donation Program as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/01/1978 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bethlehem Steel Co., Shipbuilding Div.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 06/14/1942 Commission Date: 12/31/1943
Keel Date: 03/18/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 09/12/1943 Decommission Date: 04/29/1960
Age (since Launch) 73.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
17.0
Delivery Date: 12/31/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 73.7 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: 300
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: CASSIN YOUNG IS LOCATED AT THE BOSTON NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, CHARLESTON NAVY YARD, BOSTON, MA. SHE IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REF. NO. 86000084 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 1/14/1986.
Last Updated: 03/05/2002
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