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CRANE SHIP NO. 1 (AB 1)
(ex - BATTLESHIP #5, BB 5, KEARSARGE)
CRANE SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AB 1 UIC:
Status: Disposed of, sold for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/09/1955 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/02/1896 Commission Date: 02/20/1900
Keel Date: 06/30/1896 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 03/24/1898 Decommission Date: 05/18/1920
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 57.4 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
20.0
Delivery Date: 11/08/1899 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 55.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/22/1955
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 375 ft Waterline Length: 368 ft
Extreme Beam: 72 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 25 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 11520 tons Full Displacement: 12320 tons
Dead Weight: 800 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Vertical Triple Expansion (VTE) Reciprocating Engines
Accommodations: Officers: 52
Enlisted: 815
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: SOLD TO PATAPSCO SCRAP CO., BALTIMORE, MD
Last Updated: 07/23/2002
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