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JOHN W WEEKS (DD 701)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 696 UIC: 04301
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/19/1970 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Federal Shipbuilding & DD CO.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/07/1942 Commission Date: 07/21/1944
Keel Date: 01/17/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/21/1944 Decommission Date: 08/12/1970
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 26.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
26.0
Delivery Date: 07/20/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 26.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 08/12/1970
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 376 ft Waterline Length: 369 ft
Extreme Beam: 41 ft Waterline Beam: 41 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 18 ft Draft Limit: 14 ft
Light Displacement: 2350 tons Full Displacement: 3320 tons
Dead Weight: 970 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Geared Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 23
Enlisted: 339
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/16/2011
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