USS Gyatt
DD-712 (Gearing Class)

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Builder:          Federal Ship Building & Dry Dock Co.
Laid Down:        ?
Launched:         April 15, 1945
Completed:        July 2, 1945
Commissioned:     July 2, 1945
Stricken:         1969
Fate:             sunk as a target 6/11/70


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The Gearing Class as Constructed

Displacement:  2,425 tons (3,479 tons full load)
Length:        390 feet 6 inches
Beam:          40 feet 10 inches
Draught:       14 feet 4 inches (mean)
Machinery:     four Babcock & Wilcox boilers;
               Geared turbines.  2-shafts. 
Performance:   S.H.P.: 60,000 = 35 knots
Bunkerage:     492 tons
Range:         4,500 nautical miles at 20 knots
Guns:          four 5 inch, 38 cal., six 3 inch 
Torpedoes:     five 21"


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