USS Carpenter
(Modified Gearing Class)

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Builder:          Consolidated Steel Corp. Orange, TX 
Keel date:        July 30, 1945
Launched:         Dec. 28, 1945
Completed:        Newport News, Virginia  Dec. 15, 1949
Commissioned:     Newport News, Virginia  Dec. 15, 1949
Stricken:         Dec. 20, 1981
Fate:             Turkish Navy -  "Anitepe"

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The Gearing Class as Constructed

Displacement:  2,425 tons (3,300 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:     740 tons
Range:         4,500 nautical miles at 20 knots
Guns:          six 5 inch DP; twelve 40 mm;
               eleven 20 mm
Torpedoes:     ten 21 inch in two mounts

Courtesey of: Thomas Lawson
Courtesey of: Thomas Lawson (SD/MS3)
Desron 37 Staff, 1973-76

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