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Benson Class

Data for USS Benson (DD-421) as of 1945

Length overall: 347' 10"
Length between perpendiculars: 341' 0"
Extreme Beam: 36' 1"
Limiting draft: 13' 6"

Standard Displacement: 1,620 tons
Full Load Displacement: 2,525 tons

Fuel capacity: 2,912 barrels

Armament
Four 5"/38 caliber guns
Two 40mm twin anti-aircraft mounts
Two 21" quintuple torpedo tubes

Complement
16 Officers
260 Enlisted

Propulsion
4 Boilers
2 Bethlehem Turbines: 47,000 horsepower

Highest speed on trials: 36.7 knots

 

DD-421

BENSON

DD-422

MAYO

DD-425

MADISON

DD-426

LANSDALE

DD-427

HILARY P JONES

DD-428

CHARLES F HUGHES

DD-459

LAFFEY

DD-460

WOODWORTH

DD-491

FARENHOLT

DD-492

BAILEY

DD-598

BANCROFT

DD-599

BARTON

DD-600

BOYLE

DD-601

CHAMPLIN

DD-602

MEADE

DD-603

MURPHY

DD-604

PARKER

DD-605

CALDWELL

DD-606

COGHLAN

DD-607

FRAZIER

DD-608

GANSVOORT

DD-609

GILLESPIE

DD-610

HOBBY

DD-611

KALK

DD-612

KENDRICK

DD-613

LAUB

DD-614

MACKENZIE

DD-615

MCLANAHAN

DD-616

NIELDS

DD-617

ORDRONAUX

 

 

 

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