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RAY K EDWARDS (APD 96)
(ex - DE 237)
HIGH SPEED TRANSPORT
VESSEL STATUS
Class: APD 87 UIC: 02937
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Naval Shipyard Charleston
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/07/1942 Commission Date: 06/11/1945
Keel Date: 12/01/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/19/1944 Decommission Date: 08/30/1946
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) Years from Commission
to Decommission:
1.0
Delivery Date: 06/18/1945 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/01/1960
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: 02/15/2002
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