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PRAIRIE (AD 15)
DESTROYER TENDER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AD 14 UIC: 04620
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 04/01/1993 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: New York Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 10/14/1938 Commission Date: 08/05/1940
Keel Date: 12/07/1938 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 12/09/1939 Decommission Date: 03/26/1993
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 53.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
53.0
Delivery Date: 08/05/1940 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 52.7 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 03/26/1993
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: 26 ft
Light Displacement: 11343 tons Full Displacement: 17693 tons
Dead Weight: 6350 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 74
Enlisted: 919
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/11/2000
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