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MISSISSIPPI (AG 128)
(ex - BB 41)
OFFSHORE PETROLEUM DISTRIBUTION SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AG 128 UIC: 03041
Status: Disposed of, sold for scrapping Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/28/1956 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 11/23/1914 Commission Date: 12/18/1917
Keel Date: 04/05/1915 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 01/25/1917 Decommission Date: 09/17/1956
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 39.8 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
39.0
Delivery Date: 12/18/1917 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 38.9 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/30/1956
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 624 ft Waterline Length: 600 ft
Extreme Beam: 106 ft Waterline Beam:
Max Navigational Draft: 34 ft Draft Limit:
Light Displacement: 33000 tons Full Displacement: 39600 tons
Dead Weight: 6600 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 4
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbines
Accommodations: Officers: 95
Enlisted: 1989
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: CONVERTED TO A TEST AND EXPERIMENTAL SHIP AT THE NORFOLK NAVAL SHIPYARD (NOV. 45 - JULY 47). SHE WAS DECOMMISSIONED ON 9/17/1956 BUT WAS NOT STRICKEN UNTIL SIX WEEKS BEFORE ON 7/30/1956. SHE WAS SOLD FOR SCRAP TO BETHLEHEM STEEL CO., BETHLEHEM, PA
Last Updated: 08/16/2016
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