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FORSTER (FFR 334)
(ex - DE 334, DER 334)
RADAR PICKET FRIGATE
VESSEL STATUS
Class: FFR 334 UIC: 53334
Status: Disposed of through the Security Assistance Program (SAP), Foreign Military Sale or Lease Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 09/01/1971 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Consolidated Steel Corp. of Texas
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/01/1942 Commission Date: 01/01/1944
Keel Date: 08/31/1943 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/01/1943 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 27.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 01/01/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 27.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
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:
Dead Weight:
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel Engines
Accommodations: Officers:
Enlisted:
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: VIETNAM
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 07/14/2005
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