CLASS - FLETCHER As Built.
Displacement 2924 Tons (Full), Dimensions, 376' 5"(oa) x 39' 7" x 13' 9" (Max)
Armament 5 x 5"/38AA, 4 x 1.1" AA, 4 x 20mm AA, 10 x 21" tt.(2x5).
Machinery, 60,000 SHP; General Electric Geared Turbines, 2 screws
Speed, 38 Knots, Range 6500 NM@ 15 Knots, Crew 273.
Operational and Building Data
Laid down by Bath Iron Works, Bath ME. March 3 1941.
Launched February 19 1942 and commissioned June 4 1942.
Decommissioned June 12 1946, Recommissioned February 19 1951.
Reclassified DDE-449 March 26 1949 And back to DD-449 June 30 1962.
Decommissioned and Stricken January 30 1970.
Fate Sold October 1970 and broken up for scrap. 


1951 picture of the DE 449 USS Nickolas, When my father was on her. Nickolas


This model is 29 1/2" Long, 12" High, 4" at Main Deck, and 3 7/8" at the water line.


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