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UNITED STATES NAVY (UNITED STATES OF AMERICA)

TORPEDO SHIPS

PAUL JONES destroyers (1902-1903)

nearly sister-ship Bainbridge 1902

No Name Yard No Builder Laid down Launched Comm Fate
DD10 Paul Jones 63 Union Iron Wks, San Francisco 4/1899 14/6/1902 12/1903 stricken 9/1919
DD11 Perry 64 Union Iron Wks, San Francisco 4/1899 27/10/1900 9/1902 stricken 9/1919
DD12 Preble 65 Union Iron Wks, San Francisco 4/1899 2/3/1901 12/1903 stricken 9/1919
  

Displacement normal, t

480

Displacement full, t

 

Length, m

76.4

Breadth, m

7.16

Draught, m

2.21 mean

No of shafts

2

Machinery

2 VTE, 4 Thornycroft boilers

Power, h. p.

8000

Max speed, kts

29

Fuel, t

coal 202

Endurance, nm(kts) 2700(8)

Armament

2 x 1 - 76/50 Mk III/V/VI, 5 x 1 - 57/50 Driggs-Schroeder Mk II/III, 2 x 1 - 450 TT (4)

Complement

73

Ship project history: Authorized under the Act of 4/5/1898. Similar to Bainbridge class.

Modernizations: None.

Naval service: No significant events.

Preble

Ivan Gogin, 2014