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BUTTE (AE 27)
AMMUNITION SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AE 26 UIC: 05839
Status: Disposed of in support of Fleet training exercise Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 06/30/2006 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: General Dynamics Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 03/30/1965 Commission Date: 12/14/1968
Keel Date: 07/21/1966 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 08/09/1967 Decommission Date: 06/03/1996
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 38.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
28.0
Delivery Date: 11/29/1968 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 37.6 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 05/24/2004
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 564 ft Waterline Length: 540 ft
Extreme Beam: 81 ft Waterline Beam: 81 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 30 ft Draft Limit: 28 ft
Light Displacement: 10524 tons Full Displacement: 20068 tons
Dead Weight: 9544 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 28
Enlisted: 388
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: US NAVY
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 07/17/2006
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