This information resides on a DoD interest computer. Important conditions, restrictions, and disclaimers apply

Privacy and Security Notice

WHITEHURST (DE 634)
ESCORT SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DE 51 UIC:
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/28/1971 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bethlehem Steel Co., Shipbuilding Div.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: Commission Date: 11/19/1943
Keel Date: 03/21/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 09/05/1943 Decommission Date: 08/01/1962
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 27.6 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
19.0
Delivery Date: 11/19/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 27.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/12/1969
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 306 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 37 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 9 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 1400 tons Full Displacement: 1740 tons
Dead Weight: 340 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 04/29/2009
To learn more about current U.S. Navy ship types visit: