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WITTER (DE 636)
ESCORT SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DE 51 UIC:
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 12/02/1946 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Bethlehem Steel Co., Shipbuilding Div.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/07/1942 Commission Date: 12/29/1943
Keel Date: 04/28/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 10/17/1943 Decommission Date: 10/22/1945
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 3.2 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
2.0
Delivery Date: 12/23/1943 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 3.0 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 11/16/1945
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 306 ft Waterline Length:
Extreme Beam: 37 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 14 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: Full Displacement:
Dead Weight:
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: 02/21/2002
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