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USS Everett F. Larson (DE-554)

For other ships of the same name, see USS Everett F. Larson.
Career
Name: USS Everett F. Larson
Namesake: Private First Class Everett F. Larson (1920-1942), a U.S. Marine and Silver Star recipient
Builder: Boston Navy Yard, Boston, Massachusetts (proposed)
Launched: Never
Fate: Construction contract cancelled 10 June 1944
General characteristics
Class & type:
Displacement: 1,350 tons
Length: 306 ft (93 m)
Beam: 36 ft 8 in (11 m)
Draft: 9 ft 5 in (3 m)
Propulsion: 2 boilers, 2 geared turbine engines, 12,000 shp; 2 propellers
Speed: 24 knots (44 km/h)
Range: 6,000 nmi. (12,000 km) @ 12 kt
Complement: 14 officers, 201 enlisted
Armament: 2 × 5 in (127 mm)/38 guns (2×1)
4 × 40 mm AA guns (2×2)
10 × 20 mm AA guns (10×1)
3 × 21 in. torpedo tubes (1×3)
8 × depth charge projectors
1 × depth charge projector (hedgehog)
2 × depth charge tracks

USS Everett F. Larson (DE-554) was a proposed World War II United States Navy John C. Butler-class destroyer escort that was never completed.

The name Everett F. Larson was assigned to DE-554 on 30 November 1943. Plans called for her to be built at the Boston Navy Yard at Boston, Massachusetts. Her construction contract was cancelled on 10 June 1944.

The name Everett F. Larson was reassigned to the destroyer USS Everett F. Larson (DD-830).

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