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MELVILLE (AGOR 14)
OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AGOR 3 UIC: 20166
Status: Disposed of through Foreign Military Transfer (Sale) Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 01/12/2016 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Defoe Shipbuilding Co.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 09/30/1966 Commission Date:
Keel Date: 07/12/1967 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 07/10/1968 Decommission Date:
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 47.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
Delivery Date: 08/27/1969 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 46.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 10/24/2014
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 245 ft Waterline Length: 220 ft
Extreme Beam: 46 ft Waterline Beam: 46 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 16 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 1520 tons Full Displacement: 1915 tons
Dead Weight: 395 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 3
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Diesel
Accommodations: Officers: 36
Enlisted: 33
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: Disposed of through Foreign Military Transfer (Sale) to the Government of the Philippines, Navy Designator - BRP GREGORIO VELASQUEZ(AGR-702)
Last Updated: 03/29/2017
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