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DE 283 - APD - 99 USS UPHAM
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 13 1943.
Launched March 9 1944.
Reclassified APD -99 and converted while still under construction.
Commissioned July 23 1945.
Decommissioned (date unknown).
Stricken June 1 1960.
Fate To Colombia as a power hulk January 1962.
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USS UPHAM DE- 283 - APD -99 History
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