USS Stephen Potter
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Cle Cox

Builder:       Federal Shipbuilding Company
Laid Down:     November 14, 1942
Launched:      March 28, 1943
Commissioned:  May 31, 1943
Fate:          Stricken October 1, 1972


The Fletcher Class
as Constructed

Displacement:  2,325 tons (2,924 tons Full load)
Length:        376 feet 5 inches
Beam:          39 feet 7 inches
Draught:       13 feet 9 inches
Machinery:     four Babcock & Wilcox boilers
               2-shaft G.E.C. geared turbines
Performance:   60,000 shp for 38 knots
Bunkerage:     492 tons
Range:         6,500 nautical miles at 15 knots
Guns:          five 5 inch; four 1.1 inch; four 20 mm
Torpedoes:     ten 21 inch



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