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USS CONSTITUTION
(ex - CONSTITUTION, OLD CONSTITUTION (IX 21))
OTHER
VESSEL STATUS
Class:   UIC: 01024
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 10/01/1971 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Edmund Hartt's Shipyard, Boston, MA
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 03/01/1794 Commission Date: 10/01/1797
Keel Date: 11/01/1794 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 10/21/1797 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 219.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 10/01/1797 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 219.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 204 ft Waterline Length: 175 ft
Extreme Beam: 44 ft Waterline Beam: 45 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 23 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 2200 tons Full Displacement: 2200 tons
Dead Weight: 0 tons
Hull Material: Wood
No. of Propellers:
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Sails
Accommodations: Officers: 30
Enlisted: 420
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: USS CONSTITUTION, CHARLESTOWN, MA
Planning Yard: Puget Sound NSY, Bremerton, WA
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager: 325
Comments: THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY (J. WILLIAM MIDDENDORF, II) DIRECTED THE RECLASSIFICATION OF USS CONSTITUTION FROM "IX 21" TO "NONE" EFFECTIVE 1 SEPTEMBER 1975. SHE IS LISTED ON THE NAVAL VESSEL REGISTER (NVR) AS A COMMISSIONED SHIP AND BY NAME ONLY. CONSTITUTION IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, REFERENCE NO. 66000789 AND DESIGNATED A NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK ON 12/19/1960.
Last Updated: 03/20/2012
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