USS HELM (DD-388)



SHIPS DATA

Name: Helm

Hull Number: DD-388

Displacement: 1,500 tons

Dimensions:

341' 8" Length Overall
36' 2" Maximum Beam
10' 3" Maximum Draft

Armament:

4X5" 38cal (single mounting)
4X1.1"
12X21" Torpedo Tubes (quadruple mounting)

Machinery:

Parsons geared turbines, 42,800 S.H.P.
4 Express type boilers, 650 psi

Maximum Speed: 36.5 knots

Radius: 9000 miles at 15 knots

PHOTO GALLERY

Personal Account From Survivor
Aerial View, port-bow

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