Prichett

CountryUnited States
Ship ClassFletcher-class Destroyer
Builder NameSeattle-Tacoma Shipbuilding Corp., Seattle, WA
Laid Down20 Jul 1942
Launched31 Jul 1943
Commissioned15 Jan 1944
Decommissioned14 Mar 1946
Displacement2,050 tons standard; 2,924 tons full
Length376 feet
Beam40 feet
Draft14 feet
MachineryGeneral Electric geared turbines with two screws
Power Output60,000 SHP
Speed38 knots
Range6,500nm at 15 knots
Crew273
Armament5x5" guns, 4x1.1" anti-aircraft, 4x20mm anti-aircraft, 10x21" torpedo tubes

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Prichett Operational Timeline

15 Jan 1944 Prichett was commissioned into service.
14 Mar 1946 Prichett was decommissioned from service.




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