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SIERRA (AD 18)
DESTROYER TENDER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AD 14 UIC: 04638
Status: Disposed of, by Navy Sale Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 08/25/1995 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Tampa Shipyards Inc.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 04/10/1941 Commission Date: 03/20/1944
Keel Date: 12/31/1941 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 02/23/1943 Decommission Date: 10/15/1993
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 52.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
49.0
Delivery Date: 03/20/1944 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 51.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 10/15/1993
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 530 ft Waterline Length: 520 ft
Extreme Beam: 73 ft Waterline Beam: 73 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 25 ft Draft Limit: 26 ft
Light Displacement: 11514 tons Full Displacement: 16970 tons
Dead Weight: 5456 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 37
Enlisted: 886
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: SCHOOLS, ORGANIZATIONS AND PRIVATE ENTERPRISES
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 01/11/2000
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