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DIXIE (AD 14)
DESTROYER TENDER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AD 14 UIC: 04618
Status: Disposed of by MARAD exchange Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 02/17/1983 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: New York Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 12/27/1937 Commission Date: 04/25/1940
Keel Date: 03/17/1938 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/27/1939 Decommission Date: 06/15/1982
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 43.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
42.0
Delivery Date: 04/25/1940 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 42.8 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 06/15/1982
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 531 ft Waterline Length: 520 ft
Extreme Beam: 73 ft Waterline Beam: 73 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 26 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 10040 tons Full Displacement: 18000 tons
Dead Weight: 7960 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Turbine Reduction Gears
Accommodations: Officers: 49
Enlisted: 983
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/18/2002
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