CLASS - GEARING As Built.
Displacement 3460 Tons (Full), Dimensions, 390' 6"(oa) x 40' 10" x 14' 4" (Max)
Armament 6 x 5"/38AA (3x2), 12 x 40mm AA, 11 x 20mm AA, 10 x 21" tt.(2x5).
Machinery, 60,000 SHP; General Electric Geared Turbines, 2 screws
Speed, 36.8 Knots, Range 4500 NM@ 20 Knots, Crew 336.
Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Federal Shipbuilding, Newark NJ. April 25 1945.
Launched November 24 1945 and commissioned July 12 1946.
Decommissioned (?).
Stricken October 1 1979.

To Taiwan December 17 1980, renamed Yun Hang. Reclassified as Guided Missile Destroyer DDG-927 Fate Decommissioned December 16 2003.



This picture of the DD 718 USS Hamner, as built Mamner


DD 718 USS Hamner, as Framed in 1962 when I worked on her. Mamner


This model is 29" Long, 12" High, 3 1/4" at Main Deck, and 3 3/16" at the water line.


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