USS Du Pont
DD 941 (Forrest Sherman class)

Courtesy of: Patrick Cunningham

Builder:        Bath Iron Works
Laid Down:      May 11, 1955
Launched:       September 8, 1956 
Commissioned:   July 1, 1957
Decommissioned: March 4, 1983
Fate:           Stricken 6/90; scrap 1993

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The Forrest Sherman Class as Constructed


Displacement: 4,619 tons fully loaded.
Length:       418'        
Beam:         44'          
Draught:      11' (keel);  15' (Sonar dome)       
Machinery:    70,000 shp; 2 screws   
Performance:  33 kts.  
Range:        4,500 miles at 20 kts.           
Guns:         (3) FMC  5"   54 cal  Mk-42;
              (4) 3"/50
Torpedoes:    2 Hedghog Mortars; 4 x 21" Torpedoes   


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