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USS PORTER (DDG 78)
GUIDED MISSILE DESTROYER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: DDG 51 UIC: 21952
Status: Active, in commission Fleet: U.S. ATLANTIC FLEET
Date Status Changed: 03/20/1999 Homeport: ROTA, SPAIN
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force: Battle Force
Builder: Ingalls Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 07/20/1994 Commission Date: 03/20/1999
Keel Date: 12/02/1996 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/12/1997 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) 19.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 01/11/1999 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) 18.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date:
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 505 ft Waterline Length: 466 ft
Extreme Beam: 66 ft Waterline Beam: 59 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 32 ft Draft Limit: 24 ft
Light Displacement: 6824 tons Full Displacement: 8960 tons
Dead Weight: 2136 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Gas Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 26
Enlisted: 330
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard: Bath Iron Works, Bath, ME
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager: 400
Comments:
Last Updated: 05/02/2015
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