Hyman History

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HISTORY HYMAN 1     HISTORY HYMAN 2    HISTORY HYMAN 3

                                        

Namesake: Willford Milton Hyman    
Builder: Bath Iron Works
Laid down: 22 November 1943
Launched: 8 April 1944
Commissioned: 16 June 1944
Decommissioned: c.1969
Struck: 16 November 1969
USS Hyman (DD-732), an Allen M. Sumner-class United Destroyer, is a ship of theStates Navy named for Lieutenant Commander Willford Milton Hyman, who commanded the USS Sims during the Battle of the Coral Sea. During the battle, the Sims was lost and Hyman went down with his ship. He was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross. Hyman was laid down by Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maineon November 22, 1943, was launched April 8, 1944 and commissioned June 16, 1944.

Propusion:     2 propellers
Speed:
34 knots
Range: 6500 miles
Complement: 336
   

 

 

Sold 13 October 1970 and broken up for scrap

Class and type: Allen M. Sumner class destroyer
Displacement: 2,200 tons
Length: 376 ft 6 in 
Beam: 40 ft 
Draft: 15 ft 8 in (4.8 m)
   
   
   
   
   
  
   
   
   
   
   
   
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

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