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FRANK E EVANS (DD 754)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 692 UIC: 03854
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 10/10/1969 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bethlehem Steel Co., Shipbuilding Div.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/07/1942 Commission Date: 02/03/1945
Keel Date: 04/21/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 10/03/1944 Decommission Date: 07/01/1969
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 25.0 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
24.0
Delivery Date: 02/02/1945 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 24.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/01/1969
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:
Light Displacement: 2350 tons Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 22
Enlisted: 339
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: THE SHIP WAS CUT IN HALF BY THE AUSTRALIAN AIRCRAFT CARRIER (R 21) ON 6/3/1969 AND THE BOW SECTION SUNK. ON 10/10/1969, THE STERN-HALF WAS SUNK BY USS COCHRANE (DDG 21) BY TORPEDO IN GUNNERY EXERCISES.
Last Updated: 02/16/2011
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