Hull Number: DD-40
Launch Date: 04/30/2012
Commissioned Date: 08/30/2012
Decommissioned Date: 10/25/2019
Other Designations: USCG(CG-9)
Data for USS Paulding (DD-22) as of 1912
Length Overall: 293' 10"
Beam: 26' 11"
Draft: 8' 4"
Standard Displacement: 742 tons
Full Load Displacement: 887 tons
Fuel capacity: 236 tons/oil
Five 3″/50 caliber rapid fire guns
Three 18″ twin torpedo tubes
3 Parsons Turbines: 17,393 horsepower
Highest speed on trials: 32.8 knots
Namesake: EDWARD FITZGERALD BEALE
EDWARD FITZGERALD BEALE
Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships (Published 1959)
Born in Washington, D. C., 4 February 1822, Edward Fitzgerald Beale was appointed to the Naval School, Philadelphia, Pa., in 1836 and was warranted a passed midshipman 1 July 1842. He distinguished himself during the Mexican War by carrying dispatches through enemy lines following the Battle of San Pasqual, Calif. After the war he resigned his commission to become Superintendent of Indian Affairs in California and New Mexico. He served as Minister to Austria (1876-77) and died in Washington, D. C., 22 April 1893.
Loaned to the Coast Guard 4/28/1924 - 10/18/1930. Stricken 6/28/1934. Scrapped 1934.