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Ship Specifications

USS Maddox DD-731
Ship Class Allen M. Sumner
Displacement 2,200
Length 376'
Beam 41' 41"
Draft 15' 8"
Compliment 336
Armament 6 5"; 11 20mm; 6 dcp.; 10 21"tt
Speed 34 Knots
Main Machinery 4 Babcock & Wilcox boilers; 600psi
2 G&E geared turbines; 60,000 hp
2 shafts
Builder Bath Iron Works Corp., Bath Maine
Launched 19 March 1944
Sponsor Mrs Harry H. Wilhoit, granddaughter of Captain Maddox
Commissioned 2 June 1944
Decommissioned ( ? ) 1972
Stricken From Naval Register 2 July 1972
Transferred Taiwan 6 July 1972
Renamed PO YANG
Present Status Stricken and broken up for scrap in 1985


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