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WALTER X YOUNG (APD 131)
(ex - DE 715)
HIGH SPEED TRANSPORT
VESSEL STATUS
Class: APD 87 UIC: 53715
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/11/1967 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Defoe Shipbuilding Co.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 10/09/1942 Commission Date: 05/01/1945
Keel Date: 05/27/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 09/30/1944 Decommission Date: 07/02/1946
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 22.6 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
1.0
Delivery Date: 05/01/1945 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 21.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 05/01/1962
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:
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/16/2011
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