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EDSON (DD 946)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 945 UIC: 04662
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 05/17/2012 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bath Iron Works Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/27/1956 Commission Date: 11/07/1958
Keel Date: 12/03/1956 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 01/04/1958 Decommission Date: 12/15/1988
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 54.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
30.0
Delivery Date: 10/31/1958 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 53.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 01/31/1989
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 418 ft Waterline Length: 407 ft
Extreme Beam: 45 ft Waterline Beam: 44 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 20 ft Draft Limit: 15 ft
Light Displacement: 2863 tons Full Displacement: 4200 tons
Dead Weight: 1337 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 25
Enlisted: 339
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: THE EDSON WAS DONATED AS A MUSEUM ON 5/17/2012 TO THE SAGINAW VALLEY NAVAL SHIP MUSEUM, LOCATED IN BAY CITY MICHIGAN. SHE IS LISTED IN THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES AS A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK (REF# 90000333)
Last Updated: 02/12/2013
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