USS Tomich
DE-242 (Edsall Class)

Courtesey of Harold Roth, GM2c

Builder:         Brown Shipbuilding, Houston TX
Laid Down:       September 15, 1942
Launched:        December 28, 1942
Commissioned:    July 27, 1943
Decommissioned:  September 20, 1946
Fate:            Stricken 11/01/72;
                 scrapped 01/18/74

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The Edsall Class as Constructed

Displacement:  1,253 Tons (Standard) 1,602 Tons (Full Load)
Length:        306 Feet Overall - 300 Feet at Waterline
Beam:          36 Feet 7 Inches
Draught:       10 Feet 5 Inches (mean)
Machinery:     2-Shaft Fairbanks Morse Diesels
Performance:   6,000 bhp for 21 knots
Bunkerage:     320 Tons
Range:         10,800 Nautical Miles at 12 knots
Guns:          Three 3-inch; Two 40 mm; Ten 20 mm
Torpedoes:     Thre 21-inch

Subject: USS Tomich DE 242
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2004
From: Harold B. Roth

My name is Harold Roth and I was a GM2c on Tomich from 7-27-43 to 1-27-46 and just found your web.

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