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CLASS - Rudderow
Displacement 1,450 Tons, Dimensions, 306' (oa) x 36' 10" x 13' 9" (Max)
Armament 2 x 5"/38AA, 4 x 40mm AA, 10 x 20mm AA, 3 x 21" TT, 1 hedgehog, 8 DCT, 2 Dc Racks.
Machinery, 12,000 SHP; GE turbines with electric drive, 2 screws
Speed, 24 Knots, Crew 186.

Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Charleston Navy Yard on December 1 1943.
Launched February 19 1944.
Reclassified APD -97 and converted while still under construction.
Commissioned June 25 1945.
Decommissioned 29 April 1946.
Stricken April 1 1964.
Fate Sold August 1965 and broken up for scrap.

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USS ARTHUR L. BRISTOL DE- 281 - APD -97 History
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Additional Resources
Destroyer Escort Sailors Association
Navsource APD Pages, ARTHUR L. BRISTOL

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