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MERRIMACK (AO 179)
FLEET REPLENISHMENT OILER
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AO 177 UIC: 21007
Status: Disposed of by Navy title transfer to the Maritime Administration Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/29/2001 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth: James River Reserve Fleet, Fort Eustis, VA
Force:
Builder: Avondale Industries
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 01/25/1977 Commission Date: 11/14/1981
Keel Date: 07/16/1979 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 05/17/1980 Decommission Date: 12/18/1998
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 21.5 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
17.0
Delivery Date: 11/05/1981 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 20.0 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 12/18/1998
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 700 ft Waterline Length: 661 ft
Extreme Beam: 88 ft Waterline Beam: 86 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 34 ft Draft Limit: 35 ft
Light Displacement: 11608 tons Full Displacement: 36902 tons
Dead Weight: 25294 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 1
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 16
Enlisted: 205
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian: MARITIME ADMINISTRATION (NATIONAL DEFENSE RESERVE FLEET)
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments:
Last Updated: 08/16/2016
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