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HENRY B WILSON (DDG 7)
GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DDG 2 UIC: 04673
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/15/2003 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Defoe Shipbuilding Co.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 03/28/1957 Commission Date: 12/17/1960
Keel Date: 02/28/1958 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 04/22/1959 Decommission Date: 10/02/1989
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 44.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
29.0
Delivery Date: 12/14/1960 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 42.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 01/26/1990
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 437 ft Waterline Length: 420 ft
Extreme Beam: 47 ft Waterline Beam: 46 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 24 ft Draft Limit: 16 ft
Light Displacement: 3190 tons Full Displacement: 4720 tons
Dead Weight: 1530 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 38
Enlisted: 329
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/16/2011
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