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MYNV01P11_05.1701
Title:
Cannon, USS Cassin Young, (DD-793), WW2, Fletcher-class destroyer, Boston Harbor, Charleston Navy Yard, Harbor, USN, United States Navy, Artillery, gun
Builder: Bethlehem Shipbuilding Corporation, San Pedro, California
Laid down: 18 March 1943
Launched: 12 September 1943
Sponsored by: Mrs. C. Young
Commissioned: 31 December 1943 - 28 May 1946
8 September 1951 - 29 April 1960
Struck: 1 December 1974

Honors and awards:
Navy Unit Commendation ribbon Navy Unit Commendation
Gold Lifesaving Medal ribbon Gold Lifesaving Medal
Status: Museum ship at the former Charleston Navy Yard in Boston, Massachusetts.
In dry dock as of July, 2011

Displacement: 2,050 tons
Length: 114.7 meters (376.4 feet)
Beam: 312.1 meters (9.6 feet)
Draft: 4.2 meters (13.8 feet)
Propulsion: 60,000 shp (45,000 kW), 2x propellers
Machinery: 2-shaft General Electric Turbines, 4-Babcock & Wilcox Boilers
Fuel Oil Capacity: 492 tons
Speed: 36.5 knots (67.6 km/h; 42.0 mph)
Range: 12,000 km (6,500 nmi; 7,500 mi) at 15 knots (28 km/h; 17 mph)
Complement: 325

Armament:
5 130 mm (5 inch)/38 cal guns,
10 40 mm AA guns,
7 20 mm AA guns,
10 530 mm (21 inches) torpedo tubes

USS Cassin Young (DD-793) is a World War II Fletcher class destroyer. It was built by the Bethlehem Steel Corporation in San Pedro, California.
Keywords:
Navy, Military, Armament
Image by:
Wernher Krutein

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