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PYRO (AE 24)
AMMUNITION SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AE 23 UIC: 08392
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 02/24/2001 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth: Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, Benecia, CA
Force:
Builder: Bethlehem Steel Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/23/1956 Commission Date: 07/24/1959
Keel Date: 10/21/1957 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 11/05/1958 Decommission Date: 05/31/1994
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 42.3 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
35.0
Delivery Date: 07/10/1959 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 41.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 04/08/1997
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 512 ft Waterline Length: 487 ft
Extreme Beam: 72 ft Waterline Beam: 72 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 28 ft Draft Limit: 29 ft
Light Displacement: 10042 tons Full Displacement: 15981 tons
Dead Weight: 5939 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 19
Enlisted: 330
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 07/23/2001
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