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CAPE COD (AD 43)
DESTROYER TENDER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AD 41 UIC: 21063
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 07/28/2001 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth: James River Reserve Fleet, Fort Eustis, VA
Force:
Builder: National Steel & Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/30/1977 Commission Date: 04/17/1982
Keel Date: 01/27/1979 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/02/1980 Decommission Date: 09/29/1995
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 20.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
13.0
Delivery Date: 02/15/1982 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 19.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 04/07/1999
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 642 ft Waterline Length: 620 ft
Extreme Beam: 85 ft Waterline Beam: 67 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 27 ft Draft Limit: 25 ft
Light Displacement: 13482 tons Full Displacement: 20429 tons
Dead Weight: 6947 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 87
Enlisted: 1508
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: ESCO MARINE, INC. WAS AWARDED A CONTRACT FOR THE REMEDIATING, DISMANTLING, OR RECYCLING OF THE AD 43, EX-CAPE COD, ON 16 FEB 12.
Last Updated: 08/28/2001
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