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STEWART (DE 238)
ESCORT SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DE 129 UIC: 02938
Status: Donated as a Museum and Memorial Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/25/1973 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Brown Shipbuilding Co.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/18/1942 Commission Date: 05/31/1943
Keel Date: 07/15/1942 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/22/1942 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 30.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 05/31/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 30.3 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 10/01/1972
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 306 ft Waterline Length: 300 ft
Extreme Beam: 37 ft Waterline Beam: 36 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 14 ft Draft Limit: 12 ft
Light Displacement: 1120 tons Full Displacement: 1990 tons
Dead Weight: 870 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: 14
Enlisted: 205
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: STEWART IS LOCATED AT THE SEAWOLF PARK, PELICAN ISLAND, GALVESTON, TX.
Last Updated: 06/11/2002
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