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LAFFEY (DD 724)

DESTROYER

UIC:04324
Class:DD 692 Fleet:
Status:Donated as a Museum and Memorial Homeport:
Date status changed:08/15/1978 Berth:
Maintenance Category:
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: BATH IRON WKS CORP
Delivery Date:02/08/1944
Award Date:08/07/1942 Age (since delivery) (At time of disposal):34.5 years
Keel Date:06/28/1943 Commission Date:02/08/1944
Launch Date:11/21/1943 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)(At time of disposal)34.8 years Decommission Date:
Years from Commission to Decommission:
Stricken Date: 03/29/1975

Overall Length: 376 ft Waterline Length:369 ft
Extreme Beam:41 ft Waterline Beam:41 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:18 ft Draft Limit:14 ft
Light Displacement:2350 tons Full Displacement:3320 tons
Dead Weight:970 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 2
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type:
Accommodations: Officers: 23 Enlisted: 330

Remarks: LAFFEY IS LOCATED AT THE PATRIOTS POINT NAVAL & MARITIME MUSEUM, 40 PATRIOTS POI
NT ROAD, MOUNT PLEASANT, SC. SHE IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC
PLACES, REF. NO. 83002189 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 1/14/19
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