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WILLIAM C LAWE (DD 763)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 710 UIC: 03863
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/14/1999 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bethlehem Steel Co., Shipbuilding Div.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/07/1942 Commission Date: 12/18/1946
Keel Date: 03/12/1944 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/21/1945 Decommission Date: 10/01/1983
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 54.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
37.0
Delivery Date: 12/18/1946 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 52.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 10/01/1983
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 391 ft Waterline Length: 383 ft
Extreme Beam: 41 ft Waterline Beam: 41 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 19 ft Draft Limit: 15 ft
Light Displacement: 2375 tons Full Displacement: 3528 tons
Dead Weight: 1153 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 21
Enlisted: 275
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 02/16/2011
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