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Author Topic: Museum Ship - USS Turner Joy (Charter Member of the Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club)  (Read 2297 times)
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« on: May 04, 2014, 09:25:01 PM »

The USS Turner Joy (Charter Member of
the Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club) Amateur Radio
Club (NS7DD) will operate MUSEUM
SHIPS WEEKEND EVENT sponsored by
The Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio
Station


0000Z June 7 through 2359Z June 8, 2014


SSB
CW
3,860 KHz    3,539 KHz
7,260 KHz    7,039 KHz
10,109 KHz
14,260 KHz    14,039 KHz
18,160 KHz    18,079 KHz
21,360 KHz    21,039 KHz
24,960 KHz    24,899 KHz
28,360 KHz    28,039 KHz

Talk with the USS Turner Joy operators and
many others ships all weekend long.

USS TURNER JOY (DD-951) - SHIP
CONSTRUCTION & SPECS

Class: Forrest Sherman Destroyer
Built at: Puget Sound Bridge & Dredging
Company, Seattle, Washington
Keel laid: September 30, 1957
Launched: May 5, 1958
Commissioned: August 3, 1959
Length: 418.3 feet (127.5 meters)
Beam: 45.3 feet (13.8 meters)
Draft: 22 feet (6.7 meters)
Displacement: 2,800 tons; approx. 4,000
tons full load
Propulsion system: four-1200 lb. boilers;
two steam turbines; two shafts
Propellers: two
Speed: 32+ knots
Armament: Three 5-inch/54 caliber guns
and two Mark 32 torpedo launchers that
carry 6 Mark 46 torpedoes each.
Aircraft: none
Crew: 17 officers, 275 enlisted
Decommissioned: November 22, 1982
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