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VULCAN (AR 5)
REPAIR SHIP
VESSEL STATUS
Class: AR 5 UIC: 08808
Status: Disposed of by scrapping, dismantling Fleet:
Date Status Changed: 11/11/2007 Homeport:
Maintenance Category: Berth:
Force:
Builder: New York Shipbuilding Corp.
MILESTONE DATES
Award Date: 08/01/1939 Commission Date: 06/14/1941
Keel Date: 12/16/1939 Inactivation Date:
Launch Date: 12/14/1940 Decommission Date: 09/30/1991
Age (since Launch) (at time of Disposal) 66.9 Years from Commission
to Decommission:
50.0
Delivery Date: 06/16/1941 In-Service Date:
Age (since Delivery) (at time of Disposal) 66.4 Out of Service Date:
Stricken Date: 07/28/1992
PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS
Overall Length: 530 ft Waterline Length: 520 ft
Extreme Beam: 73 ft Waterline Beam: 73 ft
Max Navigational Draft: 26 ft Draft Limit: 24 ft
Light Displacement: 9430 tons Full Displacement: 17000 tons
Dead Weight: 7570 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
No. of Propellers: 2
No. of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 28
Enlisted: 745
PROGRAM CHARACTERISTICS
Custodian:
Planning Yard:
Nuclear
Planning Yard:
Ships Program Manager:
Comments: ON 19 DEC 06 VULCAN DEPARTED JAMES RIVER RESERVE FLEET TO BE DISMANTLED AT BAY BRIDGE ENTERPRISES, LLC, OF CHESAPEAKE, VA. FULLY DISMANTLED 11 NOV 07.
Last Updated: 03/20/2009
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