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TURNER JOY (DD 951)
(ex - JOY)
DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DD 945 UIC: 04667
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/10/1991 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Puget Sound Bridge & Dredging Co.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/27/1956 Commission Date: 08/03/1959
Keel Date: 09/30/1957 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/05/1958 Decommission Date: 11/22/1982
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 32.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
23.0
Delivery Date: 07/27/1959 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 31.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 02/13/1990
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 418 ft Waterline Length: 407 ft
Extreme Beam: 45 ft Waterline Beam: 44 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 21 ft Draft Limit: 16 ft
Light Displacement: 2943 tons Full Displacement: 4060 tons
Dead Weight: 1117 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, aluminum superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 22
Enlisted: 306
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: TURNER JOY IS LOCATED AT THE BREMERTON HISTORIC SHIPS ASSOCIATION, 300 WASHINGTON BEACH AVENUE, BREMERTON, WA
Last Updated: 06/11/2002
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